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Missoula Plan to End Homelessness Moves Forward

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MISSOULA -

Leaders of "Missoula's 10-year Plan to End Homelessness," are moving forward, adding its first coordinator and steering committee.

The plan is the city and county's effort to find housing solutions for Missoula's homeless population, which is roughly 500 people Monday.

Michael Moore, the newly appointed coordinator of the plan, said within the next three years, leaders of the project hope to use grant money and donations to find housing for some homeless, but working families.

Michael Moore, Reaching Home Coordinator, said, "Nationwide, the numbers show that if you put people in a house, and this is usually them with that first, last month's, security deposit, they have an 80% chance of staying in the house."

Moore and the steering committee will meet later this month, to begin implementing the plan.

To learn more about the 10-year plan, click here.

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