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Mar 27 2020
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NEW ORLEANS — City and state officials worked to finalize plans Wednesday to move homeless people off the streets and fill a 155-room hotel in the Central Business District. The general manager of the Hilton Garden Inn on Gravier Street confirmed the plan was to start moving people in groups of 35 from encampments and house and feed them for the next 30 days, using a mixture of federal, state, local and philanthropic funds.

The hotel is prepared to serve the guests three meals a day, clean their rooms daily and provide laundry service under the deal. He said the National Guard would deliver equipment and other supplies and police would help with security in every floor and at all exits to make sure the homeless guests remain isolated the whole time.

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San Jose Opens Tiny-House

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Can tiny houses save Detroit?

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The Science Museum site could

The Science Museum site could be a neighborhood of tiny homes. Or the St. Mary's site, in keeping with the residential character of that neighborhood.

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