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Gimme Shelter: In Vermont, Sequestration Leads to Homelessness


By Kevin J. Kelley, August 14, 2013 “A quiet crisis wrought by indiscriminate federal budget cuts may force more than 2000 low-income Vermonters from their homes by the end of the year. Housing officials plan to remove 774 households from a program that subsidizes rents for many of the state’s poorest residents. The cuts have already affected hundreds of Vermonters who had been taking part in what’s known as the Section 8 voucher system. No one knows what’s become of many of the tenants who have already been turned out…” Link to Full Seven Days Article PDF of Full Seven Days Article

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