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As Roxbury migrant shelter nears capacity, officials eye additional Boston locations, state rep says

Posted on AllSides February 8th, 2024
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As a migrant shelter in Boston's Roxbury shelter edges closer to capacity, the Healey administration says it's looking at additional locations for overflow. The center at the Melnea A. Cass Recreational Complex on MLK Boulevard can house approximately 400 people. As of Thursday, there were currently 327 using the center, and it is expected to reach capacity within a few days. It was originally opened to accommodate migrant families that had been sleeping at Logan International Airport. It was always meant to be a temporary site, with a closing date...

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