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Using state funds, San Mateo County purchases two hotels to shelter unhoused and senior people near Redwood City

Original post made on Nov 7, 2020

San Mateo County will soon be able to provide long-term shelter to more people who are or are at risk of experiencing homelessness when it acquires two converted hotels in Redwood City and Redwood Shores, thanks to a major state grant.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, November 6, 2020, 11:57 AM

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Posted by Allan Burnett
a resident of another community
on Nov 7, 2020 at 8:22 am

Allan Burnett is a registered user.

I live in Belmont, Sterling Downs. We are actually moving forward with assisting homeless Americans. To see an elderly person wrapped up in a rag huddled in a corner or a homeless family is un barrable. Let's embrace them and welcome then into there new community.

Posted by Dominic DiMenna
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Nov 8, 2020 at 2:28 pm

Dominic DiMenna is a registered user.

I understand the worries mentioned by Ying Wang. Now with the homeless shelter being so close to her young family. But I am much happier that I have a chance to live somewhere, and not as a car dweller. And my situation will only get worse without help. Help is good.

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