New Salt Lake City hospice center for the homeless aims ‘to end needless deaths on the streets’

That’s what 50-year-old Linda Liminieux, a former homeless woman with liver cancer, said Thursday at a news conference announcing that The INN Between, a hospice for the homeless with terminal illnesses, will be moving into a newer and larger facility at 1216 E. 1300 South in Salt Lake City. Liminieux currently lives at the original 16-bed INN Between at 340 S. Goshen St. that opened in August 2015. It will close in the coming months when residents will move to the new $3.5 million facility that will open with 25 beds. It eventually will be home to 46 residents, according to Kim Correa, the nonprofit’s executive director. “Homelessness is a… Read More

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Population growth creating apartment affordability crisis in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s growing economy is great for business, but it’s creating an affordability crisis for renters. The KSL Investigators found as more people move to the region, the demand for apartments has outpaced the supply, pushing up rents faster than wages. West Valley City resident Janice Thompson has felt the pain. “It is definitely difficult to find something that I can afford, even when I was looking for this place it was hard,” she said. For the last three years, Thompson and her cat, Lynx, have called a studio apartment in West Valley home. But at the end of February, they’re moving out. “When I park at… Read More

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