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Posted inHousing

Homeless encampment at Great Falls church spotlights city’s widening housing crisis

In recent months, amid increasing reports of crime in the area and a lawsuit filed by the city against the church, a homeless encampment at First United Methodist Church in downtown Great Falls has become a source of controversy. It’s also indicative of a larger homelessness problem exacerbated by a scarcity of affordable housing and a lack of drug-prevention services.