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Despite ‘quiet’ 6 months on Hilltop, moving homeless village to Eastside stirs unease

May 29, 2020
Allison Needles | Tacoma News Tribune

Earlier this month, the city announced it would relocate the shelter on 8th Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way to 60th Street and McKinley Avenue on the Eastside.

The shelter, which was meant to be temporary from the get-go, must move because the developers of the Hilltop property will be starting construction on a six-story low-income senior housing project this fall, according to the city.

Despite what the city would call a successful effort on Hilltop, some Eastside residents are voicing their concerns over what it might mean for their neighborhood.

Read the full article at Tacoma News Tribune.