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The average family can fight the severest weather conditions that nature has to offer with a roof above their heads, whether it be bone chilling cold, sweltering heat, or pouring rain. In Sacramento, as well as across the country and nation, numerous displaced are forced to fight this weather with little more than a sparse tarp as protection (Kim). One group located in the Sacramento region is determined to put a permanent end to this problem. The Safe Ground Sacramento site says that it "is a nonprofit charitable organization whose objective is to create a model first measure transitional housing and services community" ("Who We Are"). Safe Ground Sacramento's suggested design for this community comprises "individual sleeping cabins, a neighborhood centre, dining and kitchen area, and outreach services for mental health, substance abuse, overall health and nutrition counselling, and job search skills training" ("Who We Are"). Instead of conventional homeless shelters or makeshift tents, Safe Ground's suggested model calls for an actual roof within the displaced' heads. Despite the noble notion, it's encountered severe resistance from local authorities. This cabin community has failed to get past the Sacramento City Council, that have rejected more than half a dozen potential sites (Creamer). The displaced community project for the building of cottages have to be mandated by the Sacramento City Council due to the structural advantages, ability to become portable, and the capacity for becoming a permanent solution to getting the homeless off the streets. First of all, the town council members should understand the structural advantages offered by the cottage model compared to the recent tents or shelters used by the homeless. Ironically, the Safe Ground m.. .