Wisconsin homeless numbers improve, but need persists

Federal housing data is showing a drop in homelessness in Wisconsin, but area shelters still face more demand than they can handle.

“We’ve been full. It’s sad,” said Cindy LeGrand, executive director of River Haven Homeless Shelter. “Right now we have a housing shortage here and we have been reaching out to other areas such as Baraboo and I have been told they have housing shortages there, too.”...


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Ken Notes: We need to expand the array of options we use to solve this issue. I love The James A Peterson Veteran Village and SC Johnson Community Center in Racine. Wisconsin could be the first state in the nation to offer alternative housing to our vets buy adding a community like this to every metro area.



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