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Posted inCOVID-19, Disaster Recovery, Gulf Coast, Housing, Justice, Louisiana, Public Health

In Louisiana, hotel shelters wind down as COVID-19 and housing insecurity persist

This story was originally published by The Current. Pillows are in short supply at the Lafayette warehouse operated by the Acadiana Regional Coalition on Homelessness and Housing. But not pillowcases. Workers with ARCH have gathered and stocked home necessities for dozens of families delivered into stable housing after months-long stints in otherwise vacant hotels and […]