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Veterans Village taking shape

'Everyone deserves a safe and affordable place'

 

December 15, 2022

Gordon Weeks

Employees with Forma Construction on Monday raise the framework for the community building for the Shelton Veterans Village on 3 acres leased from the City of Shelton on North 13th Street, across the street from Christmas Village.

After about five years of discussions and planning, the Shelton Veterans Village is taking shape on North 13th Street near Olympic College Shelton, with a planned opening for 30 homeless veterans next summer.

A crew from Forma Construction this week is erecting the framework for the village's community building on 3 acres leased from the City of Shelton. The village will feature seven four-plexes and one duplex.

The nonprofit organization Quixote Communities also has tiny home villages in Olympia and Orting.

Local homeless veterans can likely begin to apply for residency this spring through...



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