Woodland Leaders Push Plan For Tent City

It’s a unique solution to California’s growing homeless crisis: Woodland city leaders are considering a plan to build a new outdoor encampment for the homeless. The proposal could help people off the streets, but some are concerned it could cause more problems. Monica Rowland is one of more than 270 people in Woodland without permanent housing. “It’s pretty tough,” Rowland said. “For like six months now.” And now Woodland city leaders are launching new efforts to get homeless like her off the streets. “We need to solve this issue, we can’t kick this down the road,” said Woodland Mayor Enrique Fernandez. Mayor Fernandez supports setting up a city-sanctioned encampment where up to 60 homeless could stay in tents and have access to basic services like restrooms and showers.

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