Agencies tackle area housing crisis

Tents are set up Monday afternoon for those who were displaced when 661 Factory Street Inn & Lodging in Watertown was condemned in December. Watertown Daily Times

WATERTOWN — Transitional Living Services of Northern New York will receive $2.5 million in funds from the state in an effort to provide better services and more housing opportunities for the area’s homeless population.

Recent events, including a fire at the Rainbow Motel in Pamelia and the closing of the Relax Inn on Route 11 in the town of Watertown and 661 Factory St. Inn & Lodging in Watertown, have resulted in even fewer housing options for vulnerable populations.

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Sounds like corporate welfare to me.

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