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‘Having a place to live is freedom’: Families move into YW’s newest affordable housing building

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Ikram Mahmoud says she will always be thankful to the staff at YW Kitchener-Waterloo for providing her and her two-year-old son with a place to live. She says since moving to her affordable unit in April, it’s brought her peace of mind and freedom.

It’s the second building to go up on the property in the last year, specifically to help homeless or vulnerably housed women and their families. Building One, across the parking lot, houses single women experiencing homelessness.

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