Tag: St. Michael’s Project

California Big City Mayors ask state for largest homelessness solutions investment in US history

By Erik Galicia A coalition of mayors of California’s 13 largest cities are asking the state’s leadership to commit $20 billion over the next five years to address homelessness. If approved in the state budget, it would be the largest monetary commitment to tackling homelessness in the country’s history. The group, Big City Mayors, urged

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City of Riverside approves bonds for St. Michael’s Project

By Erik Galicia The development of apartments meant to aid homeless people and low-income families took a step forward March 2 as the Riverside City Council approved bonds of up to $15 million for the project. The St. Michael’s Project, a 50-unit permanent supportive housing building set for construction on St. Michael’s Episcopal Church property

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Riverside City Council approves St. Michael’s housing project, some disapprove

By Jonathan Ramirez Construction of the controversial St. Michael’s Project, a 50 unit permanent supportive housing complex, was approved March 31 by the Riverside City Council despite heavy opposition. The 6-1 vote is set to provide aid to the homelessness population in Riverside. Chuck Conder of Ward 4 voted against the project.  The apartment complex

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Riverside Mayor Rusty Bailey gives final State of the City Address, discusses housing crisis

By Erik Galicia Mayor Rusty Bailey called for Riverside to put “all hands on deck” to overcome homelessness during his final State of the City address at the Riverside Convention Center on Jan. 30. Bailey praised the recent economic growth and untapped potential of the city, claiming that Riverside has attracted nearly $2 billion in

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