Homeless problem? Put them on a cruise ship

National News

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(AP) — The president of the Oakland City Council in the San Francisco Bay Area is proposing bringing a cruise ship to the city’s port to house up to 1,000 homeless people.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports Rebecca Kaplan told a city council meeting Tuesday she has been contacted by cruise ship companies about providing a ship for emergency housing. She says she plans to bring a proposal to the council in January.

Kaplan says the cruise ship companies are talking about where to anchor with the Port of Oakland, which would have to approve a contract

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