For the next two winters too, homeless people can spend the night in a tent at the Trade Forum in Eindhoven. The municipality has made that final decision and let businesses and residents in the neighbourhood know.
There is no function for the tent in the coming summer months. So there will be no asylum seekers, as previously suggested by the municipality. The tent was torn down and will be rebuilt in October 2023. On Friday, November 18, 2022, the winter emergency shelter in Meerhoven was opened. At the end of March, homeless people slept for the last time in the tent with a total of seventy beds. The tent remained standing only for unexpectedly cold nights.
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