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What text messages show about city mistakenly banning homeless camps
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Gainesville City Manager Brian Lackey talks about the city's new program to address homelessness Friday, Feb. 2, 2023. - photo by Scott Rogers
A city program meant to help the homeless got off to a rocky start in January when, a day after the program’s first meeting, code enforcement officials left eviction notices at two homeless camps and told about 25 residents they had a week to get off city property.