City of Albuquerque unveils plans for new homeless shelter


WHAT A NEW EMERGENCY SHELTER FOR THE HOMELESS IN ALBUQUERQUE COULD LOOK LIKE. TONIGHT — A CITY COUNCILOR IS TALKING ABOUT WHAT STILL NEEDS TO HAPPEN BEFORE CONSTRUCTION CAN START. HERE )S NEWS 13 )S COURTNEY ALLEN WITH THE DETAILS… COURTNEY. JACKIE… THE CITY HOPES TO BREAK GROUND ON A CENTRALIZED SHELTER IN ALBUQUERQUE AS EARLY AS 2021. THE 300-BED FACILITY WOULD HELP FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN AND SINGLE ADULTS. THE CONCEPTUAL DESIGNS JUST UNVEILED AT A CITY AND COUNTY GOVERNMENT MEETING THIS WEEK SHOWS IT WOULD HAVE ROOM FOR PETS… AND STORAGE FOR PEOPLES ) BELONGINGS. RIGHT NOW, THE WESTSIDE HOMELESS SHELTER IS 20 MILES FROM DOWNTOWN… AND COSTS THE CITY A MILLION DOLLARS ANNUALLY TO TRANSPORT PEOPLE BACK AND FORTH. THE CITY SAYS THE NEW SHELTER WOULD HELP CUT SOME OF THE COST BECAUSE OF A MORE CENTRALIZED LOCATION AND BY OFFERING SERVICES TO EVENTUALLY HELP GET PEOPLE OFF THE STREET. we know that we can house people for far cheaper by giving them wrap around services for behavioral healthcare, getting them support for their addiction issues. THE CITY HAS ALREADY SECURED NEARLY A MILLION DOLLARS IN CAPITAL OUTLAY MONEY APPROVED BY THE NEW MEXICO LEGISLATURE TO START THE ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN. THEY WILL NEED ANOTHER 14-MILLION FOR CONSTRUCTION… SOMETHING THAT WILL BE ON VOTERS ) BALLOTS IN THE NOVEMBER ELECTION. JACKIE BACK TO YOU. OKAY, COURTNEY. DURING THAT GOVERNMENT MEETING LAST WEEK… THE CITY SAYS AT LEAST 15-HUNDRED PEOPLE ARE HOMELESS IN ALBUQUERQUE ON ANY GIVEN NIGHT. A GROUP OF WITNESSES TO

2 thoughts on “City of Albuquerque unveils plans for new homeless shelter

  1. I love living in a sanctuary city where there's homeless people on every fucking corner. Love it. Trump needs to come to New Mexico and help change shit. This is fucking retarded.

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