Chris Faraone is HorizonMass editor-at-large. A Queens, NY native who came to New England in 2004 to earn his MA in journalism at Boston University, he is a co-founder of the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism. Faraone has published several books including 99 Nights with the 99 Percent, and has written liner notes for hip-hop gods including Cypress Hill, Pete Rock, Nas, and various members of the Wu-Tang Clan.
He’s been to shelters, he has a case worker, doctors will help him—but how much longer can he wait? Meet Billy, one of the many sources informing “Cambridge Unhoused,” who sells Spare Change News in Central Square