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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Permanent housing for the homeless is 5 years away

Father Joe’s Villages homeless moon shot

In a city where the word “bold” rarely materializes except for during spectacular sunsets, the folks at Father Joe’s Villages went for the gusto last week when they announced an initiative to boost its permanent housing for the homeless by 2,000 units in just five years.

The declaration, after a year of planning, drew immediate praise from city leaders. “Father Joe’s Villages has a long history of providing much-needed housing and services to homeless men and women,” Mayor Kevin Faulconer gushed in a statement Thursday, “and it continues to bring new ideas to the table with today’s bold announcement.”

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