Chico Mayor: Homeless shelter compromise is extended

Mayor Andrew Coolidge said the homeless shelter compromise has been extended to June 25.

Posted: Jun 7, 2021 11:47 AM
Updated: Jun 7, 2021 2:22 PM

CHICO, Calif. - Mayor Andrew Coolidge said the City of Chico now has until June 25 to come up with a homeless shelter compromise.

On April 23, a Federal judge extended the eviction ban in Chico for three weeks which set the deadline to June 11.

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This banned the City of Chico from evicting homeless people from camps and parks until the city comes up with a solution.

A 2019 U.S. Supreme Court did not review a petition in the Martin vs. Boise case which left in place an earlier ruling that the homeless cannot be punished for sleeping on public property without adequate alternatives.

This is a developing story. Action News Now will keep you updated with new information.

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