Pandemic provides path for sheltering the homeless - Seven Days

Federal pandemic funding is being spent on building and rehabbing housing for Vermont’s homeless.

"Pocock is one of hundreds of Vermonters likely to end up with more stable housing as a result of the pandemic, thanks to a $95 million infusion of federal coronavirus aid in the sector. By the end of the year, according to state officials and their nonprofit partners, the money will have funded the construction of 243 new housing units and the rehabilitation of 216 existing apartments. The aid is also going toward upgrades of 12 shelters, ensuring that they can safely serve clients even during a global pandemic."



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  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2020-12-10 15:55:00 -0500