• Former Dallas Naval Air Station Could Provide Housing for Homeless0

    The president of a local neighborhood association has proposed using former Naval Air Station Dallas, also known as Hensley Field, to provide shelter for homeless residents in Dallas. The plan calls for establishing a campsite at the southwest Dallas site, reported the Dallas Morning News. Dignity Field, as envisioned by Cedars Neighborhood Association president Michael Sitarzewski, would include an open-air camping space, a covered camping space, boarding houses and tiny homes for individuals. Sitarzewski envisions people moving from open-air camping into more permanent housing options over time. His plan requires raising $50 million to build small homes and other living facilities on the 350-acre tract …

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  • District Finds Room for Homeless Veterans at Walter Reed0

    Help USA, a national group founded almost 30 years ago by current New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, plans to renovate a series of single-occupant apartments at the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center, under a deal being negotiated by the Army and the District of Columbia. The project, slated to include 75 efficiency apartments, would be the only component of the city’s redevelopment plan for 66.5 acres at the medical campus aimed at veterans, reported the New York Times. “It’s an iconic setting,” Thomas Hameline, president and CEO of the nonprofit which has launched veterans programs in four states, said of the historic hospital in northwest Washington …

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  • Pueblo Chemical Depot LRA Seeks Firm to Prepare Reuse, Homeless Assistance Plans0

    The Pueblo (Colo.) Depot Activity Development Authority, now known as PuebloPlex, will issue a request for proposals for redevelopment planning services on Monday. As part of its duties under the Redevelopment Act for surplus property at the Pueblo Chemical Depot, PuebloPlex is seeking qualified organizations through an RFP for contractual consultant services to complete its redevelopment plan and homeless assistance submission …

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  • U. of Georgia Pays $7.9M for Homeless Accommodation0

    After the University of Georgia accepted control Thursday of the former Navy Supply Corps School Athens site, the university was due to pay $7.9 million to a coalition of local nonprofit groups to build housing and provide services for the homeless elsewhere in Athens. Several groups serving the homeless had requested space at the 58-acre Navy property, but because the university wanted the entire parcel for its new Health Sciences Campus …

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