Salem State University to provide housing for homeless as Mass. experiences influx of migrants

SALEM, Mass. — Salem State University will provide temporary housing for the homeless, including both existing state residents and migrants arrivin...

November 15, 2022
8:06 PM

SALEM, Mass. — Salem State University will provide temporary housing for the homeless, including both existing state residents and migrants arriving in Massachusetts, starting this month.The plan approved by state housing leaders and local officials includes using former university residential units, which are now vacant, in the Bates Complex on the South Campus. The units are single or two-floor townhouses with various bedroom layouts, officials said.State housing officials have contracted with Centerboard, a North Shore-based nonprofit, to manage the daily operation of the site.

Maria Padopoulos