VPR News has been following the story of Meghann
Cline and her 3 children, who’ve been homeless since last summer. When we last checked in, they had used up their time at a family shelter. Meghann Cline and her family moved into the hotel in January, and
that’s where VPR’s Lynne McCrea picks up the story.
return now to our occasional series on how the recession is affecting
Vermonters, with an update on Meghann Cline. She’s the mother of 3 young
children who’s been homeless since last fall. The
economy has made her situation even worse.
have left Meghann Cline and her three children homeless. They’ve been living at
the COTS shelter for more than three months and time is running out. Success
would be: saving enough money for an apartment, finding an apartment that’s
affordable, and then getting a landlord to say yes.
Vermont’s homeless shelters worry that they’ll be confronted by
demand this winter that they might not be able to meet. Many
are already at or near capacity, so they’ve started to raise money that would
pay for overflow space when the weather turns cold.
Ross Sneyd reports.