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Lynn’s adult emergency shelter will move to new space in 2022

A woman descends the dark stairwell into the basement of 100 Willow St. in Lynn which houses the Lynn Shelter Association's emergency shelter. Plans are in place for LSA to move the shelter to the Osmund Building, known as Hotel Osmund, across the street in 2022. (Spenser R. Hasak)
LYNN — The city’s homeless population does not get much relief at the adult emergency shelter on Willow Street despite the efforts of the Lynn Shelter Association (LSA).  The 40-bed shelter has been located in the basement of 100 Willow St. for more than 30 years, an old, dingy space that regularly floods. This not…

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