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Revolutionary initiative: Cruise ship transformed into supportive housing

Kenneth Capron has a bold vision to provide housing for vulnerable populations in Portland, Maine, by repurposing a decommissioned cruise ship.

This innovative idea aims to assist the homeless, low-income earners, workforce, and immigrants with housing and job skills training.

Capron has secured city council approval and is seeking a $250,000 grant for a feasibility study, partnering with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Mayor Strimling backs the idea. He says Portland needs 1,000 homes.

The ship can house 800 residents and 300 staff for help.

Capron’s nonprofit, Memory Works, is spearheading …

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