Anchorage Wants to Sell Property Where Homeless Camp Has Taken Root

Anchorage city officials want to sell a long-vacant lot that has evolved into the city's largest homeless camp, writes Anchorage Daily News.

The city bought the property for $3.5 million twenty years ago.

“The original intent was for the property to be developed for commercial, retail, and residential housing needs in the best interests of the MOA,” said Tiffany Briggs, the municipality’s real estate director, in an email.

There are no buyers or plans for development yet.

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