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Dutchess Homeless Shelter Struggles To Offer Enough Beds

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's order that communities find shelter for all homeless people when temperatures reach freezing has left Dutchess County and others scrambling to find enough space and shelter.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's order that communities find shelter for all homeless people when temperatures reach freezing has left Dutchess County and others scrambling to find enough space and shelter. Photo Credit: Flickr user Ed Yourdon

DUTCHESS COUNTY, N.Y. -- Dutchess County is struggling to find enough beds for the area's homeless following an order from Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordering communities to provide shelter to all homeless people when the temperatures reach freezing, according to the Poughkeepsie Journal.

The Poughkeepsie-based Hudson River Housing shelter said meeting the governor's order won't be easy.

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