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Calgary charity hopes to build veterans’ village to house homeless veterans

A community of homeless veterans could soon be built in Calgary’s inner-city community of Bridgeland. Homes for Heroes has already secured the $2.5 million needed to build a barracks-style community, complete with 20 tiny homes. Each of the 300-square-foot homes, which would be built by ATCO, would cost veterans between $450 and $500 in monthly rent.   The village would also be complete with a resource centre, where counselling would be supplied by The Mustard Seed. The Mustard Seed would also be responsible for intake. Veterans Affairs Continue reading →A community of homeless veterans could soon be built in Calgary’s inner-city community of Bridgeland. Homes for Heroes has already secured the $2.5 million needed to build a barracks-style community, complete with 20 tiny homes. Each of the 300-square-foot homes, which would be built by ATCO, would cost veterans between $450 and $500 in monthly rent. The proposed redevelopment of a field off of 12 Street and Memorial Dr. N.E.. Homes for Heroes Foundation   The village would also be complete with a resource centre, where Continue reading →