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Sunday, May 06, 2007

Can We End Homelessness?

Is ending homelessness a realistic goal?

The National Alliance to End Homelessness and the federal government have championed the idea that it is possible to end homelessness, or at least significantly reduce the number of people who chronically lack a place to live.

Cities such as Denver, San Francisco and St. Louis have reduced the number of people sleeping on their streets by one-third in the past few years. The cities say it is less expensive to move homeless people into housing than leave them in the streets.

Read the rest of Sarah Arnquist's article here
:: posted by Padre Rob+, 2:29 PM


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