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San Jose moves forward with shipping container housing plan for homeless
ktvu.com ^ | January 10, 2019 | Azenith Smith

Posted on 01/17/2019 3:36:16 PM PST by lowbridge

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1 posted on 01/17/2019 3:36:16 PM PST by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

And undocumented?


2 posted on 01/17/2019 3:38:08 PM PST by rktman ( #My2ndAmend! ----- Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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To: lowbridge

They’ll be back on the streets to panhandle and take dumps.


3 posted on 01/17/2019 3:38:11 PM PST by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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To: lowbridge

Lol that’s what you get for complaining. Was: temporary Now: permanent


4 posted on 01/17/2019 3:38:13 PM PST by vmpolesov
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To: lowbridge

600k per person or couple? That seems both generous and inefficient. Free utilities too, I’ll bet.


5 posted on 01/17/2019 3:39:23 PM PST by Pearls Before Swine ( "It's always a party when you're eating the seed corn.")
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To: lowbridge

> The price tag per unit is $600,000 which includes preparing the site, utilities, materials, and labor. <

Wow. Just wow.


6 posted on 01/17/2019 3:39:55 PM PST by Leaning Right (I have already previewed or do not wish to preview this composition.)
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Sixty-one units, roughly 240 square feet each, will sit on the barren six-acre site on Evans Lane, which is designated for affordable housing. Half of the homes will house formerly homeless individuals and the other half will be for low-income families. Each shipping container will have multiple units.

“It saves time,” said VanderVeen. “What happens the modular housing is constructed offsite in a factory and brought to the site. Utilities are hooked up and it’s ready to live in. It goes much quicker than regular construction.”

The price tag per unit is $600,000 which includes preparing the site, utilities, materials, and labor. The city’s housing department said that’s consistent with current construction costs.

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$600,000 for a metal box no bigger than your average garden shed.

I can’t tell if officials are more evil and cruel. Or totally stupid and insane.


7 posted on 01/17/2019 3:40:33 PM PST by Responsibility2nd
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$600K! per Unit, Are they out of their frikking minds?? you can BUY Outright a 3 bedroom 2 bath Manufactured Home for under $100K Delivered and Setup on your Lot!!


8 posted on 01/17/2019 3:41:35 PM PST by eyeamok
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Willow Glen is one of San Jose’s upscale neighborhoods. The people who live across the road from us here in Danville moved from Willow Glenn two years ago. They paid $2.1 million for their present residence.


9 posted on 01/17/2019 3:42:58 PM PST by vette6387
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To: Responsibility2nd

I can’t tell if officials are more evil and cruel. Or totally stupid and insane.

Why can’t they be BOTH?? I think they are.


10 posted on 01/17/2019 3:43:11 PM PST by eyeamok
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To: lowbridge
Being California, this could go either this way...


...or this way:

11 posted on 01/17/2019 3:43:24 PM PST by nicollo (I said no!)
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To: lowbridge

Put em in. Seal em up. Send them to China.


12 posted on 01/17/2019 3:44:12 PM PST by antidemoncrat
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AWESOME!!! Then they load the containers on a ship bound for China, right?


13 posted on 01/17/2019 3:44:29 PM PST by Darteaus94025 (Can't have a Liberal without a Lie)
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To: lowbridge

Why not a previously used FEMA trailer?


14 posted on 01/17/2019 3:45:42 PM PST by Darteaus94025 (Can't have a Liberal without a Lie)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

“Each shipping container will have multiple units.”

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So, you’re taking a 240 square foot box and dividing it into multiple units.

Did these morons get that idea from Nazi Germany where they packed them Jews into cattle cars like that?

Cruel. I bet homeless advocates will be screaming over this. Demanding 1500 sq ft. homes for every bum.


15 posted on 01/17/2019 3:47:00 PM PST by Responsibility2nd
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NK would be better.


16 posted on 01/17/2019 3:49:01 PM PST by wally_bert (We're low on dimes in fun city.)
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To: lowbridge
Morons in San Jose have the right idea about shipping containers, just the wrong approach.

This.

Image result for shipping container train

This is the plan. Put the homeless in shipping containers. On an eastbound train.

 

17 posted on 01/17/2019 3:50:07 PM PST by Responsibility2nd
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To: eyeamok
What are you trying to do? Starve the contributors friends of the local politicians?
18 posted on 01/17/2019 3:52:01 PM PST by lowbridge
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To: Responsibility2nd

WHOA!

We First Coasties DO NOT LIKE THAT IDEA!

THEY ARE YOUR PROBLEM! KEEPEM THERE!


19 posted on 01/17/2019 3:57:08 PM PST by Taxman (We will never be a truly free people so long as we have the income tax and the IRS.)
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To: lowbridge

Gotta be a LIEberal idea!

Gotta be a lotta graft, theft and corruption, too, since it is a LIEberal idea!


20 posted on 01/17/2019 3:58:25 PM PST by Taxman (We will never be a truly free people so long as we have the income tax and the IRS.)
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