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Homelessness Is An Issue In The NEK

June 17, 2014

Development of the Renaissance Block in Newport created even more of an affordable housing shortage in the region. (Photo by Christopher Roy)

NEWPORT CITY – Think homelessness is a big city problem that doesn’t exist in the Northeast Kingdom? Think again. In 2012, according to the latest solid figures available, Northeast Kingdom Community Action (NEKCA) provided 240 individuals with emergency shelter and financial assistance to keep another 190 people housed.

Please see Wednesday's Newport Daily Express for the full story.


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