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Albuquerque City Councilor Explains Votes on Homeless Camps

8.26.2022 Gene Grant speaks with Albuquerque’s District 4 City Councilor Brook Bassan about council’s recent votes around homeless encampments. In June, council voted to allow the creation of what they called ‘safe outdoor spaces.’ Now, in August, council has voted to stop the creation of any new homeless camps while it considers a permanent ban.  

Correspondent: Gene Grant 

Guest: Brook Bassan, Albuquerque City Councilor, District 4 

For More Information: 

City Councilor Brook Bassan Introduces Legislation to Repeal Sanctioned Encampments – City of Albuquerque 

Martineztown Residents Push Back Against Planned Homeless Camp – KRQE 

Neighbors, Mayor Declare Truce Over Gibson Center: Homeless Shelter Ok’d – The Paper