COVID-19 Is Spotlighting Folks Experiencing Homelessness Living In RVs In Boise
As wages in Boise struggle to keep pace with rising rent costs and businesses lay off more employees due to COVID-19, more people are facing homelessness. Some are seeking shelter in their recreation vehicles and campers. That issue has come into sharper focus as the pandemic has changed how and where folks experiencing homelessness spend their days and nights.
Boise Dev reporter Margaret Carmel recently wrote about this issue, and joins Idaho Matters to tell us how the city and homelessness advocates are trying to get these folks the services they need while respecting their reticence to stay in a shelter during the pandemic.
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