Working vets face homelessness

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Working vets face homelessness

Two Durango agencies envision affordable housing
Chuck Oglesby, a homeless veteran, stands along the path he takes to his campsite. Olglesby was coming from Manna Soup Kitchen, where he not only eats lunch but also assists with the cleanup. The Regional Housing Alliance of La Plata County and Volunteers of America have begun looking at the feasibility of developing affordable housing for veterans in Durango.
SHAUN STANLEY/Durango Herald
Veteran Chuck Oglesby assists with cleanup at Manna Soup Kitchen. Oglesby’s difficult search for work since he came to Durango has left him homeless.
SHAUN STANLEY/Durango Herald
Veteran Chuck Oglesby, right, carries a chair as he assists with cleanup at the Manna Soup Kitchen.

Working vets face homelessness

Chuck Oglesby, a homeless veteran, stands along the path he takes to his campsite. Olglesby was coming from Manna Soup Kitchen, where he not only eats lunch but also assists with the cleanup. The Regional Housing Alliance of La Plata County and Volunteers of America have begun looking at the feasibility of developing affordable housing for veterans in Durango.
SHAUN STANLEY/Durango Herald
Veteran Chuck Oglesby assists with cleanup at Manna Soup Kitchen. Oglesby’s difficult search for work since he came to Durango has left him homeless.
SHAUN STANLEY/Durango Herald
Veteran Chuck Oglesby, right, carries a chair as he assists with cleanup at the Manna Soup Kitchen.
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