Burlington Asks to Turn State Office Building Into a Homeless Shelter

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By  for Seven Days

Published June 5, 2023 at 3:47 p.m.

Burlington officials are asking permission to turn a downtown state office building into a homeless shelter to help address the evictions of people from motels in Chittenden County this summer.

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The proposal that Mayor Miro Weinberger outlined on Monday calls for the city to use the three-story brick building at 108 Cherry Street as an overnight shelter for 50 people, with daytime services for up to 75.

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