This week, Gov. Healey announced that the state will cap the the number of families served by Massachusetts' shelter system at 7,500. She expects the state will hit that number by the end of the month.
Jeff Thielman, president of the International Institute of New England, joins Radio Boston to react to the news. WBUR senior health and science reporter Gabrielle Emanuel has been following this story and joins to share what she's hearing on the ground.
This segment aired on October 17, 2023.