Hundreds of residents came out Wednesday evening to the first meeting of the Glendale/ Middle Village Coalition, a group formed to combat a proposed homeless shelter in a former warehouse on Cooper Avenue.
The proposed homeless shelter in Glendale is too close to chemicals, too far from public transportation and would pack an already overcrowded school district, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley said in a letter to city officials.
The proposed Glendale homeless shelter, which was just a rumor a year ago, is now heading to phase two of review. Elected officials are confident they can stop the fight with the environmental assessment.
No means no. More than a hundred residents once again protested a proposed homeless shelter at an abandoned Glendale factory on Saturday. Area residents have rejected the shelter, but since nonprofit Samaritan Village is not backing away from its proposal to the Department of Homeless Service (DHS) to transform the site at 78-16 Cooper Avenue […]
Glendale residents are outraged to learn that a proposed homeless shelter could house criminals and sex offenders. The revelation came after the would-be shelter’s operators, Samaritan Village, penned a letter in response to local elected officials’ concerns. The nonprofit group is proposing the Department of Homeless Services (DHS) turn an abandoned factory at 78-16 Cooper […]
Community concern caused by a rumored homeless shelter in Glendale may have been premature. The site in question, 78-16 Cooper Avenue, “does not meet Building Code requirements for residential occupancy and, due to the age and condition and previous occupancies, could be an environmental nightmare,” Community Board 5 said in a release. Rumors began circulating […]
A potential plan to house a homeless shelter in Glendale may be evicted before it even moves in. Michael Wilner, the owner of the proposed site at 78-17 Cooper Avenue, has been in contact with a nonprofit agency, said Councilmember Elizabeth Crowley, with the idea of turning the former factory into a homeless shelter. “The […]