PORTLAND, Maine — Asylum seekers staying on the Portland Expo Heart may have till the tip of the day tomorrow to maneuver out of the non permanent housing lodging.
Friday, town introduced the asylum seekers could be transferring to non permanent housing in lodges.
Practically 200 folks can be transferring to new non permanent housing lodging in lodges in Freeport and Lewiston.
Portland officers haven’t launched particulars in regards to the housing scenario, however one asylum seeker advised CBS 13 that she goes to the Ramada in Lewiston.
The Lewiston Housing Authority just lately proposed a plan to purchase the Ramada and switch it into reasonably priced housing models, however particulars on that undertaking haven’t been confirmed.
The Ramada didn’t provide a remark when contacted Tuesday.
A metropolis of Portland spokesperson stated the Lewiston resort will solely home asylum seekers for a couple of months, and town is not going to have an official contract with the resort.
The opposite resort in Freeport does have a signed contract, and that resort can function a house for asylum seekers for as much as a yr.
Most asylum seekers can be leaving the Expo round 9 a.m.
One man stated that households got an InstantPot from town to prepare dinner in, and so they obtain basic help vouchers for meals.
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