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By Brianna Donet, Amanda Jackson and Peta-Gay Sheerwood on November 20th, 2013 | Last updated: November 20, 2013 at 5:10 pm
Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet approved Tuesday a proposal to buy former Gainesville Correctional Institution for nearly $1.4 million. The prison will be converted into a homeless shelter and the Morningside Nature Center will be expanded.
By Samantha Schuyler on November 13th, 2013 | Last updated: November 13, 2013 at 5:26 pm
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.
By Stephanie Fuenmayor on September 25th, 2013 | Last updated: September 25, 2013 at 12:39 pm
Although there has been a drop in the state-wide unemployment rate, the Alachua County homelessness rate has done the opposite. Why?
By Rachel Genovese on February 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 25, 2013 at 3:55 pm
Members of the County Coalition for the Homeless and Hungry are traveling to Atlanta to visit the Gateway Center, a homeless assistance center housed in a former jail, to see what improvements should be made in Gainesville.