Mainstreet Cape Breton | Dec 6, 2012 | 13:10

Brian Walker & Sandy Ferguson - Disabled Housing Shortage

The families of people who have developmental disabilities are calling attention to a housing shortage. They say some people have been waiting several years for a suitable place to live. They demonstrated yesterday in front of the Provincial Building. The families say the province needs to take action and provide more housing for people with developmental disabilities.

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