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Individuals living in tents outside of Grace Marketplace burn twigs and hang sheets to stay warm as the temperatures drop. Grace Marketplace does allow tent residents to stay indoors during nights below 45 degrees.
In Florida, 17.9 percent of homeless adults are raising children.
The idea of a homeless center was born eight years ago alongside an ambitious plan to end homelessness in Gainesville. In the years since, the city’s plan to construct a permanent shelter has taken many twists and turns, all of them captured in this timeline.
Organizers of Open Arms Village are looking for the ideal spot for a tent city to provide homes for the homeless in Ocala and Marion County. Those in western Ocala aren’t happy about the first potential site option.