Sacramento County approves ‘Tiny Home’ village for the homeless – CBS Sacramento
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday approved a plan to build a small shelter village for the homeless in South Sacramento.
The site, which is now vacant land at the corner of Florin and Power Inn roads, will accommodate up to 125 people at a time.
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Plans call for 100 tiny single or double occupancy cabins, each with shared bathrooms and gathering spaces. There will also be 24/7 security.
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The county says the site will cost about $7.7 million to build and maintain for two years.
“This is an important first step in implementing Safe Stay Communities across the county,” said Sacramento County District 2 Supervisor Patrick Kennedy. “This project will ensure that people experiencing homelessness in the region are placed in a stable environment and connected to services to help them put their lives in order. We are fully committed to making this and other Safe Stay communities a success for our neighborhoods, our business districts, and our homeless neighbors.