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Salinas to receive $9.2 million to provide housing for homeless people


Bay City News Service

SALINAS — The city of Salinas will receive $9.2 million in California Homekey funds, which will be used to buy and rehabilitate housing to provide homes for homeless people and people at risk of becoming homeless, city officials announced Friday.

The state’s Homekey program is a $600 million program aiming to get more homeless people into homes.

The money given to Salinas will be used to buy the Good Nite Inn at 545 Work St. In 30 days the project will provide temporary housing for at
least 101 chronically homeless people who are impacted by COVID-19 and whose income is 30 percent or less of the area median income.

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In the second year of the project, the units will become permanent supportive housing for 110 people who are part of a locally funded project
that provided hotel and motel rooms for homeless people amid the pandemic.

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