Proposed site in Fayetteville would provide temporary shelters for the homeless

Posted: October 10, 2017 at 1 a.m.

A-4.8 acre lot at 1954 S. School Avenue is visible Monday in Fayetteville. ServeNWA wants to build temporary emergency shelters on the property. The nonprofit is in talks with the property owner, the University of Arkansas, to buy the property.

FAYETTEVILLE -- An emergency shelter project would provide temporary housing for several homeless residents living in tents on the south part of town but planning commissioners want revisions to the plan before approving permits to build.

Next meeting

When: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 23

Where: Room 219, City Hall, 113 W. Mountain St.

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