unhoused community

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Asheville's Housing Crisis: When Your Landlord is Selling and You Have No Place to go.

Tay Cote feels like they’re slipping through the cracks. On August 31st, the lease on the home they've lived in for 4 years will come to an end. In July, their landlord informed them of his intention to sell the house, meaning he will not renew the lease. Since

City Considers Purchase of Emergency Shelter; APD talks “Enhanced Security”; Last Info Session Tomorrow.

The City of Asheville announced it is under contract to purchase the Ramada Inn at 148 River Ford Parkway to establish a more permanent "emergency shelter" for unhoused community members. According to their press release, if Council approves the purchase at their August 24th meeting, they will also budget for

Business owners host a private meeting with Mayor, want to close Pritchard park, others; “They’re just a cesspool.”

The private meeting ended with promises for city officials to look into the demands made by the group. These demands included more vocal support for police from City Council and closing public spaces where constant police presence is not possible.
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