Update: Grants Pass City Councilors approve changing transitional housing codes

UPDATE: Grants Pass City Council vote 5-3 passing an updated standard for future transitional homes.

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Grants Pass City Council is considering a change to its ordinance on transitional housing.

If approved, requirements would be standardized for future transitional housing in city limits.

Recently, the council approved the development of Foundry Village, a community of tiny homes for the homeless in Grants Pass.

The City of Grants Pass says it’s unclear whether the vote will affect the approved development. Councilors are expected to vote on the change Wednesday night.

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