Kansas City Confronts Activist Push For Low-Barrier Shelter Part Deux

Neighbors & stake-holds have rallied en masse to oppose this effort.

Sadly, local protesters have become hostile to homeowners and seemingly hope repeating the same demands will produce a different result. 

Take a peek at the milquetoast 12th & Oak response . . .

“Kansas City is home to the highest number of unsheltered homeless individuals per capita in the nation. It is vital for the City of Kansas City to implement a low-barrier shelter in our community which will provide vital resources to those in need. Today the request for proposal process closes for a second time in our search to serve the homeless population with a low-barrier shelter. We are committed to moving forward with the public procurement process to achieve this essential resource for our community and move toward functional zero.”

–Blane Proctor, Director of Housing

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Second round of low-barrier shelter proposals in Kansas City closes

Kansas City closed its second round of applications to get roughly $7 million from a federal grant to create a low-barrier shelter