• City votes to transfer land for homeless, mental ill housing

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    EVERETT, Wash. - The Everett City Council voted to approve the plans for low-barrier housing and to transfer land to Catholic Housing Services.

    The Everett Herald reports the Safe Streets housing project on Berkshire Drive is set to be a 65-unit complex with around-the-clock staffing primarily for the chronically homeless or those living with mental illness.

    Tenants cannot have convictions for arson, sex crimes or producing methamphetamine.

    About half the residents would be from Everett.

    The construction budget is $10.5 million. Most of the costs are borne by Catholic Housing Services and funded by tax credits and grants, which the city helped secure.

    Groundbreaking is planned for later this month.


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