Elsipogtog facing overcrowding crisis due to housing shortage – CBC

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Elsipogtog facing overcrowding crisis due to housing shortage – CBC

by pmnationtalk on June 20, 2016125 Views

Elders, councillors say First Nation is facing a housing crisis as families are packed into small houses

June 20, 2016

People in Elsipogtog are calling for immediate action on what they say is a worsening housing crisis, as many band members live in crowded and deteriorating homes while they wait for the council to assign them a place to live.

Crystal Levi, 34, is living out of a suitcase at her grandmother’s house on the Mi’kmaq First Nation.

Her kids are sleeping on couches in the living room, while she sleeps on a mattress in the unfinished basement.

“It’s overwhelming, [we’re] just bumping elbows,” she said.

“There’s so many of us here.”

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/elsipogtog-first-nation-housing-crisis-1.3641675

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