The story of a city trying to get rid of its homeless by moving them to camps is making national headlines.
Detention in Detroit has been a major issue for years, and a 2016 report by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said that the city’s housing situation has worsened by 20% since 2015.
That report also found that more than half of the city has been without a shelter or transitional housing solution since 2014.
But Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is seeking to get out of the habit of holding people in camp.
Instead, Duggan has proposed a plan to allow homeless people to move to other cities.
The mayor said in a press release that he believes the city should be looking to cities like San Francisco and New York to offer housing to homeless people.
He said that since 2015, Detroit’s homeless population has dropped to 2,000 people.
That’s down from an estimated 10,000 in 2014, according to Duggan’s press release.
The plan Duggan plans to implement will allow people to relocate to cities with a large homeless population, such as Los Angeles, Chicago, and Atlanta, and will allow them to move from one shelter to another.
“We will begin by providing transitional housing, then expand to allow individuals who are experiencing homelessness to move into permanent housing,” Duggan said in the release.
“The idea is to ensure that our homeless are not living in shelters and that they are not being held in encampments,” Dugan said.
Duggan said the city will also “allow people to find new housing in communities outside of Detroit.”
He said Detroit will not be holding back the homeless people who have come to Detroit to find housing, as it would “require a great deal of discretion.”
Duggar is also proposing a $2.5 billion fund to help fund transitional housing for homeless people in Detroit.
He said that money would come from the federal government and would not be dependent on any individual city or county.
The fund would be available to the city of Detroit, as well as other cities and counties in Michigan.
Dodggan is calling for a 30-day review of the homeless population in Detroit to see how it is affecting people’s safety and quality of life.
The city is also asking for more money for emergency shelters.
Daggan said that while he is pleased that people are finally moving back into their homes, he believes that a plan like this has to be considered.
He is asking for public input on the plan.