Birmingham mayor proposes micro-shelters for unhoused people
The Associated Press
Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin is proposing to build up to 100 prefabricated tiny homes that have heating and cooling, as well as a desk and bed.
AL.com reported Friday that Woodfin will present the micro-shelter pilot program to the City Council on Jan. 10.
The proposal calls for setting up the mini-houses in safe, private communities.
If the purchase gets approved, a company called Pallet Shelter would build the units.
A statement from the city called Pallet Shelter the “leader in rapid response shelter villages.”
The company says assembly takes less than an hour.
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1/7/2023 1:55:58 PM (GMT -6:00)