A 14-acre complex to serve people experiencing homelessness was approved today by Reno, Sparks and Washoe County officials.
Northern Nevada HOPES secured a $400,000 matching donation for its Hope Springs bridge housing, which is slated to open in early 2021.
Mayor Hillary Schieve said Tuesday she wants an emergency declared for the rise of homelessness in the area, particularly for encampments along the Truckee River.
Operation of a new, temporary homeless shelter began Tuesday evening after being waylaid by a temporary restraining order.
Work to erect tents for a temporary homeless shelter on East Fourth Street has halted due to a lawsuit filed by a nearby business owner.
With the addition of COVID-19, shelters in Reno like Our Place, the Eddy House and the Nevada Youth Empowerment Project (NYEP) have had to change how they operate in order to continue protecting those without reliable housing.
Reno nonprofit the Reno Initiative For Shelter and Equality today was approved by the Washoe Board of County Commissioners to operate a 114-bed women’s shelter called Our Place.
Our Place will open in May at the former Nevada Insane Asylum, providing shelter and assistance to women, children, seniors and families experiencing homelessness.
Reno City Attorney Karl Hall is requesting the Reno City Council approve a resolution allowing him to file a brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of Boise, Idaho.