Buena Park Hires Mercy House to Operate New Shelter

The nonprofit Mercy House will operate Buena Park’s new $2.6 million regional homeless shelter, though there’s scrutiny over an apparent lack of public input when a select committee of public officials and homelessness experts recommended their preferred contractor to the City Council.

North County Cities Move Ahead on Homeless Shelters

Under the pressure of a federal lawsuit against the County and other cities for homeless policies, North Orange County cities have banded together in an effort to create two homeless shelters in the area, while each city pays a percentage of construction and operating costs.