Savannah City Council discusses proposal by Salvation Army to build new homeless shelter

Dec 11, 2020

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) – The Savannah City Council discussed a proposal by the Salvation Army to build a new homeless shelter, in West Savannah.

But it's being met with fierce resistance from some residents there. This could be just one vote away from being approved.

Residents showed up at city hall Thursday and they were not happy.

County records show the Savannah Housing Authority still owns the land. But we have a letter from HUD that states it approved the sale way back in November of 2017. And, the project was also approved last month by the city's planning commission.

That means they just need a special-use permit from the…

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