Bradford moratorium targets man’s imaginative and prescient of housing the homeless

Bradford’s Choose Board is contemplating a moratorium on the event of sure housing and shelters after residents final month fiercely opposed a Bangor man’s plans to create housing for many who are homeless.

Bradford is “all of a sudden confronted with the prospect of elevated growth strain from proposals for rooming homes and shelters,” based on a draft of the moratorium ordinance.

Residents have shared issues concerning the location, growth and operation of such locations. That features well being and security, environmental results, high quality of life, adjoining property values and dimension, the doc mentioned.