The Sullivan Arena closes as Anchorage’s emergency shelter

The Sullivan Arena in Anchorage is no longer Alaska‚Äôs biggest homeless shelter. Capacity was slashed on May 1, down to a quarter of what it had been for much of the winter. While some who left on the first found housing, as Alaska Public Media’s Jeremy Hsieh reports, many left looking for a place to camp.

Jeremy Hsieh covers Anchorage with an emphasis on housing, homelessness, infrastructure and development. Reach him at jhsieh@alaskapublic.org or 907-550-8428. Read more about Jeremy here.

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