Keeping tabs on illegal suites in Lethbridge is a full-time job

A cream-coloured wooden fence and burly evergreens surround the white duplex on the corner. On one side of the house, building blocks of a backyard garden face the quiet street, waiting for spring.

But the other half of the duplex tells a different story, one that often remains untold. It offers a glimpse into the lives of some Lethbridge residents who, desperate for a place to call home, settle for sub-standard shelter with no legal address.

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