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Women’s Resources to sell Amy’s Next Step Housing building in Fenelon Falls

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City of Kawartha Lakes/Haliburton more than double homelessness housing goal
KLH Housing Corporation's offer is conditional on financing being approved by Feb 11.

The Board of Directors of Women’s Resources of Kawartha Lakes and the Kawartha LakesHaliburton (KLH) Housing Corporation are excited to announce their agreement for KLH Housing Corporation to acquire Amy’s Next Step Housing at 11 West Street South, Fenelon Falls. Keep Reading

New housing complex should be for rehab, not ‘condoning drugs’: Woman’s petition

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New housing complex should be for rehab, not ‘condoning drugs’: Woman’s petition
Local woman wants the mandate of this complex to change. Photo: Roderick Benns.

Vera Fillion lost her 23-year-old son nearly six years ago from a Fentanyl overdose. Now her partner is hooked on hard drugs once again, after he moved into an apartment at the brand new 68 Lindsay Street North building, at the corner of Queen Street.

She calls the new housing “a terrible place to be” and says it “smells like death.”

“It feels like they got this building to get the worst of the worst together,” she tells the Advocate.

“The girls wander the hallways like zombies…covered in open wounds from crystal meth. My partner got a room in there – he went in sober and now he’s back on drugs.”

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KLH Housing on better financial footing, big projects planned

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New audio equipment makes Council meetings more accessible

On the eve of significant housing projects taking shape next year, the Kawartha Lakes Haliburton Housing Corporation (KLH Housing Corp) is in better financial shape than ever.

That’s thanks mainly to real estate sell-offs and finding operational efficiencies, according to the affordable housing corporation.

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