Lisa Brooks is moving out of her shelter in Jaffrey to one in Manchester, while the Houghton's downsized their home about a year ago.  Owen Houghton, left, and his wife, Norma, with their stuffed monkey and doll on the porch of their condo in Jaffrey. The Houghtons downsized from a 5-acre property about a year ago.  Benji Rosen

Lisa Brooks is moving out of her shelter in Jaffrey to one in Manchester, while the Houghton’s downsized their home about a year ago. Owen Houghton, left, and his wife, Norma, with their stuffed monkey and doll on the porch of their condo in Jaffrey. The Houghtons downsized from a 5-acre property about a year ago.  Benji Rosen