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Asheville Officials Removed More Than 20 Homeless Camps in 2021

There were dozens more instances where City officials forced sleeping people to relocate, according to public documents.

Asheville Police Lied About Change in Homeless Camp Eviction Policy

APD claims policy on encounters with unhoused community members changed. Information obtained via public records requests reveals this to be untrue.

Community Art Party Leads to Multi-Day Demonstration Demanding ‘Sanctuary Camp’ at Aston Park

Housed and unhoused community members gathered at Aston Park on Sunday, December 19th, to make art, "share space," and "make time for grief." A flyer circulated on social media said

Housing Activists Protest at Downtown Hotels; Demand Council Deploy Relief Funds for Unhoused Community

At approximately 4:00 pm on November 26th, 2021, a group of housing activists protested at two downtown hotels to demand the City of Asheville deploy a portion of the
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