Using parks not the answer to homelessness


This letter to the editor appeared in the Saturday Times Colonist.

Re: “Tiny houses among homeless remedies,” June 5. Victoria city council is taking the wrong approach by using city parks to house the homeless, including creation of a “community of micro-houses.”

Read the letter: Using parks not the answer to homelessness

Source: Times Colonist

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