Hillsborough County tent city plan falls through

This is perhaps one of the most difficult parts of solving the problem of homelessness. Everything takes money these days, but even if funds are available, actions still face opposition from parties protecting their own interests. Something has to give, but what?

It died, sadly, by a single vote Tuesday, that good plan for a tent city to help the homeless of Hillsborough County.

And in the end, you couldn’t really blame anyone.

Who was wrong here? Not the well-meaning people who wanted to make it happen. Not even the neighbors who said, “Not in my back yard” — even if they did say it really loudly.

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