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Letter: Homeless plan unrealistic

  • Author: Paul Richards
    | Opinion
  • Updated: July 11
  • Published July 11

In response to the July 3 commentary by the president of the Fairview Community Council, it is very unlikely that homeowners will welcome street people into their homes to live in unused bedrooms. This idea is just not realistic.

Maybe a few kind souls would be willing to put up with the problems caused by drug users or inebriates living in their homes. The homeowners that I spoke with were incredulous with the plan. In fact, one homeowner suggested that a plan like this might best be advanced by Tinker Bell waving her wand and putting fairy dust on vacant land in the hopes that affordable or free housing would magically spring up.

— Paul Richards

Anchorage

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