‘I’m not a mental case’: Disabled Ottawa man waits for social housing in nursing home

Metro News | October 7, 2014, Written by Lucy Scholey

Adam Traub does not know where he will sleep after he wheels out of his motel room on Tuesday morning.

But the 66-year-old said he is fed up with sleeping in long-term care beds while he waits for a social housing apartment.

It has been five years since Traub applied for a community housing spot. He has lived in two long-term care facilities and recently checked himself out with the desperate hopes he will get bumped up on the priority list.

“It seems to me nobody cares,” he said.

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