Senior sells booze, pays prostitutes, loses housing subsidy

    A man living in a suburban Philadelphia assisted-living facility has lost his housing subsidy after officials say he paid prostitutes using profits earned from peddling alcohol to fellow residents.

    Montgomery County’s chief financial officer says the man was cut off after officials found a prostitute underneath his bed.

    Uri Monson tells The Intelligencer in Doylestown the man, believed to be in his 70s, is a “more-mobile gentleman” who would go on “booze runs” for other residents.

    The incident was reported Thursday after county commissioners authorized contract extensions with private facilities housing former residents of the closed county-owned assisted living facility.

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    The county paid over a $1 million to subsidize assisted living care for 21 seniors last year.

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