CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP)–According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, America is facing an affordable housing shortage, a probleme for both renters and prospective homeowners.

Locally, there are several organizations that work with people in need of housing that also help with people facing eviction or foreclosure.

This week on 22News InFocus we’re looking at the housing situation in our region, what’s being done to develop new housing opportunities, and programs to help communities make long term plans for housing and economic development.

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Below are links to the organizations represented by this week’s guests: