Charlotte leaders unveil plan to help chronically homeless

Charlotte leaders announce plan to help chronically homeless

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte leaders announced a new plan Tuesday morning to take chronically homeless people off the streets.

Mayor Clodfelter and others gathered to unveil the plan that will place 450 men and women in permanent supportive housing by December of 2016.

The city will build a permanent building in Charlotte for housing, and track their progress.

"There are people who literally die because of being chronically homeless and we can't allow that blood to be on our hands," said Mecklenburg County Chairman Trevor Fuller.
Leaders said they'll use corporate, private, public and church dollars to fund the project.

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