Emergency housing needed for those wh...

Emergency housing needed for those who lose everything

There are 6 comments on the Pahrump Valley Times story from May 2, 2012, titled Emergency housing needed for those who lose everything. In it, Pahrump Valley Times reports that:

Pahrump resident and NyE Communities Coalition member Jon Zellhoefer delivered a presentation to board members outlining a plan to develop transitional housing for local individuals and families in financial distress.

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Los Angeles, CA

#1 May 2, 2012
Our home was destroyed in a house fire here many years ago. We moved an RV onto our property and utilized our existing electric, water and sewer during extended reconstruction. Nowadays, that is illegal. I would start with rescinding THAT ordinance to solve this much older problem. Sometimes the simplest problems can be solved with a second look at older solutions.
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Carson City, NV

#2 May 31, 2012
Housing is badly needed in Elko as more people are coming here for work.

United States

#3 Jun 9, 2012
RV's are still allowed while reconstructing is going on.

Los Angeles, CA

#4 Jun 11, 2012
luvpahrump wrote:
RV's are still allowed while reconstructing is going on.
Not for extended periods. And BTW, why are RVs disallowed as housing in the first place? It definitely beats a cardboard box in the park or a tent out behind The Nugget. Most RVs are in better shape than the lion's share of our current housing anyway!

Sacramento, CA

#5 Oct 14, 2013
Our family was just displaced after we got scammed out of buying a house now cups wants to take our kids for inadequate shelter because all the shelters are full last night we camped in the freezing cold
Gimme Shelter

Elko, NV

#6 Oct 16, 2013
I finally found shelter 2 years ago.

I had no where to go, and had to live in a beat up old tent, not even fit for a dog. The summer was okay, but winter was fast approaching.

Its funny how the warm months go by so fast for a homeless person. Soon the early morning low temperatures would freeze the ground.

This is when I took my final breath.

I finally found shelter 2 years ago.....in death.

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