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Buncombe County considers 24/7 homeless shelter in collaboration with Asheville

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Buncombe County

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    ASHEVILLE, North Carolina (WLOS) — On Tuesday, Buncombe County commissioners heard recommendations about the next steps for creating a homeless shelter in conjunction with the city of Asheville.

Members of the Shelter Team recommended a 24/7 shelter that serves families, allows pets, and provides various kinds of medical and behavioral care.

The team said a 50,000-square-foot building would be required for about 150 beds and day shelter space.

A location for the shelter has not been chosen.

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