'Bridge housing' project planned for Scottsdale – Yahoo News

Apr. 7—Scottsdale may have its first "bridge housing" project aimed at preventing families from becoming homeless.
The city held a meeting last week at Vista Del Camino Community Center in south Scottsdale to discuss with neighbors the city plans to purchase a six-unit apartment complex at 7602 E. Polk Street, off Miller Road north of East McKellips Road.
Targeting families who receive eviction notices, "This type of temporary housing is a critical link to prevent families and seniors from falling into homelessness," said Sue Oh, director of the city's homeless programs.
"The property is for sale and vacant," Oh said. "We currently have not made any agreements with the owner."
Real estate sites Zillow and LoopNet show the property, built in 1986, selling with an asking price just under $2.5 million.
Two small houses next to the apartment complex are vacant and in disrepair.
According to a city notice sent to neighbors, "The city is considering purchasing the property to implement a program to assist families and seniors."
The bridge housing project would target those "receiving 30-day notices to move out leaving them stranded with nowhere to go and in danger of becoming homeless," according to the notice. "These families are folks who work in our communities and have children that go to our schools."
Bridge housing would provide a temporary, safe home "while they work on completing necessary steps toward securing permanent housing."
Referrals for this program will be made through case workers from the city's housing office and senior centers, according to the notice.
The city-funded program will include case management and other services to help with securing or maintaining employment, budgeting and long-term housing.
For more information on bridge housing, contact soh@scottsdaleaz.gov or 480-312-0053.
Democratic legislators in Oregon have put forward a bill that would decriminalize camping in public as crime and homelessness continues to drive Oregonians from the state.
The Coast Guard says crews conducted five searches for the missing man in six hours on Wednesday, but were unable to locate him in the water
“It just looked like animals,” the victim’s mother said.
Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., weighed in on an ongoing controversy April 27. DeSantis had floated the idea of building a prison near the Disney World theme park in Orlando on April 17. "On the same point," McCarthy said, "If you are going to be an employer inside this state, you should also abide by the rules and run your business and I don't think you should get into politics."
Mahnoor Euceph, a Pakistani American woman, shared additional details regarding a racist interaction on a train to Milan, Italy. The post Pakistani American woman exposes three racist Italian women she encounters, and one of them reaches out: ‘I assure you that we repudiate racism just as much as you do’ appeared first on In The Know.
A woman’s vacation started with walks on a beach in the Dominican Republic until things took a wrong turn.
The publication’s headline about Bash’s new role at CNN didn’t go over well with the veteran journalist.
The date went on for several hours after the shooting, according to investigators.
The former Jackass star is accused of assaulting his brother. Bam Margera Turns Himself in After Warrant Issued for His Arrest Consequence Staff
A Texas woman, Kristin Chambers, is accused of fatally hitting Joseph McMullin with her Porsche in Houston earlier this month while he was on a first date.
Ravens general manager shared a unique story on how the contract between the team and quarterback Lamar Jackson picked up steam
Going at 6 means the Lions would have rated Gibbs higher than Bijan Robinson
It’s also known as “liquid ecstasy,” officials say.
Jefferson County Sheriff's OfficeThree teenagers accused of hurling huge rocks at passing cars and killing a 20-year-old woman last week allegedly took a photo of the crash scene as a memento.That’s according to an affidavit from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office cited by The Denver Post on Thursday. The suspects—Joseph Koenig, Nicholas “Mitch” Karol-Chik, and Zachary Kwak, all aged 18—face charges of first-degree murder with extreme indifference for the alleged rock-throwing spree last week
Five juveniles attacked a woman at an MBTA station Thursday afternoon, dumping her bag of groceries and hurling food in her face in a random assault.
The LASD identified William Garcia as the suspect charged with kidnapping and abduction after a female was pistol-whipped and forced into a vehicle in Commerce.
Ukrainian photographers Kostiantyn and Vlada Liberovy, who are documenting the Russian invasion of Ukraine, have taken a series of eerie pictures depicting destroyed houses in the war-torn town of Bakhmut, Donetsk Oblast.
A child rapist deemed too young for jail is to have his sentence appealed by prosecutors after a backlash led by JK Rowling.
Nashville police confirmed they will release a manifesto they recovered from the car of Covenant School shooter and former student Audrey Elizabeth Hale.
A man robbed a store in Palm Coast, fled to Georgia, crashed a car into a convenience store and was shot 8 times by a store clerk.


(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)