By Christopher Baker

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A new Sacramento County proposal looks to turn the Department of Health parking lot into a Stay Safe Site for homeless people.

If the proposal is approved, the lot will house 40 tiny homes, bathrooms, and a gathering space.

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This comes just days after county leaders approved a similar site on Power Inn Road.

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Sacramento County Homeless Services Coordinator Emily Halcon had this to say about how the site will help the community:

“People can have an individual place to be sheltered with a locking door and a sense of privacy. But more importantly, all of the services needed to exit homelessness are provided on-site. And we’re purposely reaching out to people living unsheltered in this community today to provide some relief to the surrounding community as well.”

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The Board of Supervisors will vote on the plan next month.