Emory Williams , you may want to see if there are apartment complexes within your area that offer second chance housing. If you can find one and pay your rent on time for at least three years other landlords and home owners will view you differently. Kathy Burgre. Bad thing can happen to good people, we don't know her story, she may have lost her job and became homeless and got evicted. In this crazy economy we are all one pay check away from possibly becoming homeless.