SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday approved a plan to build a tiny home village for the homeless in south Sacramento.
The site, which is now a vacant lot at the corner of Florin and Power Inn roads, will be able to house up to 125 people at a time.READ MORE: 'It Just Makes Your Heart Melt': Folsom Marine Injured In Kabul Bombing Gets Hero's Welcome Home
Plans call for 100 tiny, single or double occupancy cabins with each of them having bathrooms and communal gathering spaces. There will also be 24/7 security.READ MORE: Yolo County Program Trades Safe Fireworks For Illegal Ones
The county says the site will cost about $7.7 million to build and maintain for two years.MORE NEWS: Experts: California Lacked Safeguards For Gun Owner Info
“This is an important first step in implementing Safe Stay Communities throughout the County,” said Patrick Kennedy, Sacramento County District 2 supervisor. “This project will ensure people experiencing homelessness in the area will be put in a stable environment and are connected to services to help get their lives in order. We are fully committed to making this and other Safe Stay Communities a success for our neighborhoods, business districts and our homeless neighbors.”