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Salt Lake City is planning a tiny home village to house hundreds of homeless. But where will it be built?

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Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall on Thursday unveiled an ambitious plan to start building a master planned tiny home community to house the homeless — and have some homes ready for move-in before winter sets in this year.

To pull it off, the mayor announced a new partnership with a familiar nonprofit that she lauded as having a proven track record of helping those who are homeless, battling substance abuse or who carry a criminal record to turn their lives around, all “while being a positive neighbor”: The Other Side Academy.

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Seven-story apartment complex could go up on former Road Home shelter site

in Real Estate

Developers have unveiled their plans to build a seven-story apartment complex on the land where The Road Home’s downtown emergency shelter once stood — a project long predicted by advocates who say business interests have been trying to push homeless services out of the neighborhood.

The new Salt Lake City community envisioned by the development team would be called the RIO, with a concept that calls for 210 apartments and about 4,000 square feet of commercial or retail space. It’s a project that aims to provide affordable housing “to the broadest spectrum of renters” possible, development partners dbURBAN Communities and Hamilton Partners said in a news release.

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