With the funding available from the American Rescue Plan Act, cities across Wisconsin are exploring ways they can help people experiencing homelessness as the winter months approach. La Crosse and Madison have converted hotel rooms into temporary housing, created city-owned encampments with prefabricated shelters with heating and electricity, and provided transportation services and meals. “We have found ourselves with a once in a lifetime opportunity, which is this [American Rescue Plan Act] funding. And we have the responsibility to do something bold that will change the systemic barriers that contribute to some of these issues,” said LA Crosse council member, Mackenzie Mindel.
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