Officials Amp Up Efforts To Relocate Homeless Camp ResidentsMinneapolis officials are stepping up efforts to get residents to leave a large homeless camp as cold weather sets in. Crews from the Minneapolis Fire Department set up a heated army tent Wednesday across the street from the encampment. The tent will serve as a dining hall and meeting space for some 200 people still living at the camp in south Minneapolis.
'Give Folks A Chance': Nonprofit Urging Landlords To Help Minneapolis Homeless Camp ResidentsSnow is now covering the homeless encampment along Hiawatha and Franklin avenues in Minneapolis. That snow, along with colder temps, make finding housing even more important.
Safety Fence Installed Next To Minneapolis Homeless CampThe chain-link fence will sit on top of a concrete barrier and will remain in place until the temporary navigation center is up and running.
Minneapolis, St. Paul Taking Different Approaches To Housing The HomelessAs the temperatures cool, the Minneapolis City Council is moving forward with a plan to relocate hundreds of people living in sprawling downtown encampment. One-point-five million dollars will be used to pay for a temporary Navigation Center for the people who are currently camping out near Franklin and Hiawatha avenues.
Relief In Sight For Some Residents Of Minneapolis’s ‘Wall Of Forgotten Natives’There is a glimmer of hope for some of the people living in a Minneapolis homeless camp. The encampment near Cedar and Franklin avenues, which residents have named “The Wall of Forgotten Natives,” has grown beyond its initial corner.
Vote To Determine Homeless Camp’s New Location DelayedWhile the people who call this tent city home hung clothes, blankets and sleeping bags out to dry, the Minneapolis City Council was voting to determine the fate of the growing encampment.