Las Vegas council votes to expand Courtyard homeless center

08.17.20  |   Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas City Council members voted Wednesday to spend more than $23 million on the expansion and construction of the Courtyard Homeless Resource Center.

“This has been a longtime dream come true,” said Mayor Carolyn Goodman, who added that she hopes the facility will be replicated countywide and statewide. “To come to this point, where we really have a scene for our veterans, for all the homeless community, a compassion and a beautiful future.”

The total cost of the Courtyard, a 24/7 one-stop shop where the homeless can sleep and access a range of services, is $26.2 million, city records show.

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