Riverside seeks solutions to homeless problem
Published: Oct. 7, 2016 Updated: Oct. 10, 2016 10:25 p.m.
Riverside officials will consider an ambitious list of initiatives to reduce homelessness in the city, such as asking churches to offer temporary shelter, creating a job training and employment program and encouraging developers to build affordable housing.
The ideas aim to address what city leaders say is the No. 1 complaint they hear from the community. They’ll be discussed at a day-long workshop Tuesday, Oct. 11, with more than 30 speakers representing business, nonprofit groups and law enforcement
Officials on Tuesday, Oct.11, will tackle ideas such as more help from churches and a jobs program.