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A city-funded program covers bus, train and plane tickets or gas money for the homeless if they can prove they have housing waiting elsewhere, KGW-TV reports. 

June 16, 2016
El proceso Hábitat III supone una oportunidad clave para llevar a cabo un ambicioso objetivo: comprometerse a eliminar la indigencia, incluyendo sus causas, para el 2030.
Leilani Farha February 29, 2016
The Habitat III process is a key opportunity to undertake a bold goal: to commit to ending homelessness, including its causes, by 2030.
Leilani Farha February 29, 2016

The workers, to be deployed in city parks, are to have the authority to fine litterers, The Cambodia Daily reports. 

January 25, 2016

Mayor Ed Lee would spend $1 billion over four years to finds dwellings for 8,000 homeless people, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. 

December 14, 2015

The mayor’s plan involves scouting the streets for homeless people willing to work for $9 an hour beautifying the city, the PBS Newshour reports.

December 4, 2015

A leading Pakistani mattress firm teamed with an ad agency to create billboards made of foam that easily convert into beds, The Pop-Up City reports.

July 29, 2015

Los Angeles lacks the vast network of shelters available elsewhere, forcing the homeless to live on sidewalks or in cars or tents, the New York Times reports. 

June 19, 2015

The cards will serve as official identification for all city residents, especially those who cannot otherwise obtain government IDs, the New York Times reports. 

January 14, 2015

Medicine Hat Mayor Ted Clugston calculated that it’s cheaper for the city to house the homeless than pay for ambulances and jail time, The Globe and Mail reports. 

December 31, 2014

Atlanta used a grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies to streamline programs that serve the city’s homeless population, Mayor Kasim Reed writes on CNN.com.

December 23, 2014

A decommissioned city bus converted into a shower facility offers hygiene and respect to San Francisco’s homeless community, the Chronicle of Philanthropy reports. 

December 18, 2014

Parking meters that collect donations and data via tracking devices are among the ideas being employed in the U. S. and Europe to aid the homeless, the Los Angeles Times and CityLab report.

October 1, 2014

The city sheltered 165 undocumented immigrants in a former prison to help them build asylum cases and receive medical care, CityMetric reports.

September 25, 2014
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