New roof for Petersburg men's shelter

Written by Nicole Bell

PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) - A  Petersburg men's shelter accused of being in disrepair is getting a major face lift.

The city council voted to extend the lease on the shelter and to spend $50,000 to replace a leaky roof on the building.  The Salvation Army runs the shelter.  The NAACP criticized the organization claiming the building is a health hazard.

The  roof is expected to be replaced later this month.

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