‘This area will be cleaned’: City of Miami warning sparks fear among homeless living under I-95

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Miami Herald

MIAMI, Fla. — People living on the streets on SW 2nd Street, between Miami Avenue and the Miami River received a notice from the city warning of cleaning coming this week — a warning that touched off concern among the homeless population and housing rights advocates. The notice, from the Department of Homeless Services and posted around a city parking lot underneath the I-95 overpass, directs people to remove any personal items from the area so it can be “cleaned” and says that if people would like to relocate they can call a phone number on the notice for emergency housing or speak with outre…

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