many parts of the country, FEMA uses trailers as temporary housing to help
families displaced by a disaster. In
the wake of Irene, the agency is trying a new approach that it says is better suited to New England.
The Vermont State Housing Authority is going to stop adding names to its waiting list for Section 8 housing, and we examine the factors that have contributed to this situation. Also, an update on the general election and how the campaigns spent the holiday weekend. And we begin a four-part series on the life of a Vermont soldier in Afghanistan.
Nancy Eldridge, Executive Director of Cathedral Square Corporation and Bob Crego, Executive Director of Valley Cares speak with VPR’s Jane Lindholm about options
and ideas now available or in the works for senior housing and assisted living in Vermont.
Bob Kinzel talks with Secretary of State
Deb Markowitz about two election-related bills that have been vetoed,
and their implications for the November election. VPR’s Ross Sneyd
analyzes the top stories this week, and we listen back to some of the voices in the week’s news.