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Homeless Shelter to Open Monday in Midway District



A 150-bed shelter originally projected to open in July is scheduled to open Monday in the Midway District, an area that has seen large homeless encampment on city streets in recent months.

The shelter is the third to be housed in a large fabric structure built by the company Sprung, but will be the first of its kind in several ways for the city of San Diego.

It will be the first city-funded shelter on county property and not in downtown San Diego, the first with a focus on mental health and addiction issues, and the first to operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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