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Pine Street Inn will turn hotel into shelter at Mass & Cass

Pine Street Inn will lease the old Best Western Plus, located at 891 Massachusetts Ave, and turn it into a temporary homeless shelter.  This area also known as Methadone Mile is known for active drug use, treatment clinics, and homelessness.  

According to WBUR, its part of a plan to avoid shelter overcrowding and another surge of COVID-19. 

One-hundred-eighty shelter guests currently staying in a Suffolk University dorm will be moving there. The year lease will begin next month. 

You can learn more here.

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