There's a lot to like about a plan hatched by Grand Valley Catholic Outreach to acquire a downtown apartment complex so it can help get chronically homeless people off the streets.

The Grand Junction City Council is so receptive to the idea that council members are considering budgeting $500,000 to help Catholic Outreach acquire the 45-unit Downtown Suites at First Street and White Avenue, currently on the market for $4.7 million.

That kind of zeal to make a difference in the lives of our community's most vulnerable citizens is laudable. Everything about the idea makes sense — except for one glaring oversight.

Read more at The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel.

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