Some of us are effective at holding down jobs and paying rent. That's where http://www.Househunter.homes,
http://www.craigslist.org, http://www.roommates.com, & http://www.apartments.com come in. They are are pretty much the easiest most straightforward places in every state to find rooms for rent and rentals.
My moms place is good for now, because I don't have an immediate emergency. But if I did, I would consult the below sites.
I live at my moms house because I don't make much money. I plan on buying a house soon, but before that? I have a DUI. Its hard to find a job with a jail record, but to find a job on indeed with a jail record you can run a search for jobs that hire felons by typing in "FAIR CHANCE EMPLOYERS."
If you have a computer, you can apply for remote positions all over the us by searching for telecommuting jobs and gigs on that specific area of http://www.craigslist.org, and if you want a higher paying sales job with a base salary plus commission http://www.indeed.com may be the site where you find your money making job. Search for jobs as en entry level "sales development representative" (telemarketer) and you should make 40-100K a year.
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If your mental health or other disability keeps you from working, you should try getting SSI. Here's the link. Warning, its hard to afford housing on SSI but you're allowed to make up to about 1200/month while you're collecting SSI.
That said, if you need cash today, instawork, jobstack (peopleready), and wonolo, are three apps where you can sign up for daily work/daily pay and get paid that same day or a couple days after. Here's a site some people might find useful if their problems seem insurmountable - churches help with bills and motels, and often have food pantries. Its hard to get section 8 housing but if you want to wait for it. . . here is the resource. Here's what section 8 is, basically low income housing or cheap housing for people with disabilities (like us) that usually has a waiting list, but not always. Banyan apartments in West Palm has no waiting list and you can sign up at the website.