Re “Homeless shelters are coming. And this neighborhood is furious” (sacbee.com, Sept. 22): At the Sacramento City Council meeting, Woodlake and North Sacramento residents made pleas for a fair city plan so that all neighborhoods share proposed new homeless shelters. Mayor Darrell Steinberg said the city was looking at another site in South Sacramento on Florin Road for another shelter. That is not a fair enough solution. This does not make Land Park, Curtis Park, McKinley Park, East Sac, River Park, and the Pocket share in solving the homeless crisis. It relieves stress on Midtown, Downtown, and the churches, and piles it on the burdened north and south Sacramento areas, disproportionately shifting the problem away from richer folks’ properties. It is, once again, how the rich get richer, and the less fortunate don’t.
Michelle Hewus, Sacramento