[NEWS] Study says homeless facilities may increase the value of nearby property | Project HOME

[NEWS] Study says homeless facilities may increase the value of nearby property

 

Announce that you’re planning to open a facility for homeless people, and you’re likely to be greeted with a chorus of objections over what that’s going to do to the surrounding neighborhood.

That’s been the response in Madison neighborhoods in recent months as proposals were floated for day shelters, shelters and supported housing. At public meetings and on electronic message boards, neighbors of the proposed facilities worried about what they would mean for the stability of their neighborhoods.