Sarah McKenzie

Plan to end homelessness in Hennepin County advances


The Hennepin County Board has approved a 10-year plan to end homelessness in the county.

Prepared by the Hennepin County and city of Minneapolis Commission to End Homelessness, the plan has six broad goals, 30 recommendations and 50 action steps intended to end homelessness by 2016.

County commissioners signed off on the plan Nov. 28, and the City Council approved it Dec. 1.

Highlights of the commission’s recommendations include:

- Expanding the county’s Family Homeless Prevention Assistance Program;


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