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.


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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