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LA seeks $ 30 million in public funds to buy motels for the homeless

Super 8 Canoga Park (Google Maps) The Los Angeles Department of Housing is seeking a portion of the state’s $ 2.75 billion Homekey Project funds. The city’s agency recently issued a notice of intent to ask for around $ 30 million from this pool, according to Urbanize. The city would use this money for the […]

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Vermont Expands Homeless Access to Motels During Winter

through: Wilson Ring, The Associated Press Posted: November 12, 2021 / 1:26 PM EST / Update: November 12, 2021 / 1:30 p.m. EST MONTPELIER, Vermont (AP) – Advocates for the Vermont homeless population won on Thursday after the state expanded the eligibility of people eligible for emergency accommodation in hotels and motels this winter. Family […]

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Event Hospitality aims to redefine motels with the new HotelMotel

The first images were released by Event Hospitality showcasing the second of three new properties joining the company’s independent collection in Adelaide as part of its management agreement with 208 South Terrace Pty Ltd. Following a major overhaul and renovation by Studio Nine Architects, Event Hospitality unveiled ‘HotelMotel, where it says it aims to redefine […]

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The best hotels, motels and more

With a sizable cow-to-person ratio and a population of 90, the pastoral town of Round Top, Texas might seem sleepy to the uninitiated. But for the thousands of furniture dealers and design enthusiasts who make the pilgrimage here twice a year for the city’s famous antique fair, it’s a huge treasure chest. Stretching over 27 […]

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Canberra sleepers in the streets among 180 people staying in motels during the lockdown | Canberra weather

news, act-politics, homelessness, covid, covid-19, act of lockdown, canberra lockdown, homeless act, canberra homelessness People sleeping rough have been accommodated in hotels and motels during the COVID-19 outbreak in Canberra, with officials confirming more than 180 households have been placed in housing since the ACT lockdown began . As restrictions eased, people started to move […]

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Could a bunch of dilapidated SoCal motels become a bastion of new housing for the homeless?

Through the initiative, called Homekey, the state distributes funds to local governments and nonprofit developers to buy aging motels and other commercial properties and turn them into housing units for the homeless. Since July 2020, the project has spurred the creation of about 6,000 affordable housing units statewide, according to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s office. In […]