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Need keeps growing for rent assistance
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Green County Human Services, located at the Pleasant View Complex northwest of Monroe, is reviewing its eligibility requirements for rent assistance. (Times photo: Katjusa Cisar)
MONROE - The Green County budget to help homeless and near-homeless people with rent more than tripled in the past three years as need for assistance grows. For 2013, the county has budgeted $220,000 toward rent assistance. Three years ago at this time, for 2010, it had budgeted $60,000.