Miami commissioner responds to criticism over proposed Virginia Key homeless community

A controversial proposal to create pop-up communities for the homeless across Miami, including on Virginia Key, was approved by commissioners last week.

The matter is now heading to the people.

Commissioner Joe Carollo responded to critics of a City of Miami plan build between 50 and 1000 tiny homes for the homeless on Virginia Key.

“These are the inhumane people. They want them thrown in the streets because they don’t want them in their neighborhoods,” Carollo said.

It’s an idea Carollo himself proposed, and it won approval last week in a three-to-two vote.

“We’re going to be bringing them to their individual shelter tiny homes

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