Homeless facing wage shortfall

"It’s easy to assume the typical homeless person is unemployed and therefore unable to afford a roof and four walls.

The reality in Addison County is far different.

Almost all the temporary inhabitants of the John Graham Emergency shelter in Vergennes are employed, but are simply not earning enough to land one of the few vacant apartments in our area, according to local advocates."

For full story: http://www.addisonindependent.com/201711homeless-facing-wage-shortfall-most-work-high-cost-shelter-child-care-challenging