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KCMO to create ‘tiny homes village’ for people experiencing homelessness – Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City, Missouri 2021-04-28 20:29:11 –

Kansas City, Missouri — In Kansas City, Missouri, the issue of homelessness came to the forefront in 2021.

But on Tuesday the city announced further efforts to help those in need.

Through the “Small House Village”, the city provides temporary housing for people who are experiencing homelessness.

“Our goal is a large number of emergency transition housing to ensure a safe, respectable, weather-controlled residential area, especially for those who currently live in one of the 170 tent camps in the city. Is to provide, “said KCMO City Manager Bryamprat. “This is one of several solutions we are looking for to create housing options that meet the diverse needs of homeless communities.”

The city is still looking for possible places in the village of small houses.140 beds in the cabin are provided by palette, A company that builds access to housing and employment.

Shower and laundry services are also provided in the cabin.

KCMO’s homeless efforts began in January after the severe cold killed the 41-year-old. Scott “6ixx” Aike.

Dangerously cold temperatures struck the Kansas City area on Valentine’s Day weekends.A group like the Midwestern homeless group Started camping Near Westport to provide shelter at the time.

Within a few weeks, the camp will grow and In the form of protest To city leaders who demand more action to tackle the homeless problem.

Mayor Quinton Lucas of KCMO and other city leaders have begun to meet people experiencing homelessness looking for solutions.

Since then, the city has announced a number of efforts to address this issue.

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The construction of a small house village is overseen by KC merge, A non-profit organization that works to end the homeless.

The city did not give a date as to when the small house village would be completed.

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