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Maddy Savage

18 February 2020

Helsingborg, Sweden

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To help young adults and seniors manage feelings of isolation, a retirement home was revamped into a housing project that caters to those under 25 and pensioners. Living in this new apartment complex comes with a prov...

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Emily Nonko

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9 May 2018

New York, New York, United States

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Changes in zoning laws as well as the promotion of guiding principles and successful case studies has led to well designed, environmentally efficient, and beautiful supportive housing. Well-designed housing has lessen...

New York Daily News

Greg B. Smith

19 February 2018

New York, New York, United States

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In New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio has worked with countless non-profits to try to decrease homelessness in the city. Finally, one solution is showing positive effects. Supportive housing is a type of affordable h...

The Philadelphia Citizen

Sarah Jordan

25 May 2017

Camden, New Jersey, United States

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Prospects in Camden, NJ, one of the most impoverished and murder-ridden cities in the U.S., are finally looking up, particularly for its younger residents. This is in part thanks to Hopeworks, a nonprofit that provide...

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Rachael McDonald

20 April 2017

Eugene, Oregon, United States

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Almost 4 years ago, Opportunity Village was established in Eugene. It’s a community of tiny houses for people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia Media Network)

Jean Friedman-Rudovsky

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8 February 2017

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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For women in traditional rehab centres, choosing treatment means leaving their children behind. Family House NOW (New Options for Women), is a residential treatment center in Philadelphia that allows women to live wit...

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Emily Previti

5 December 2016

Pennsylvania, United States

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Rates of recidivism in Pennsylvania have dropped substantially in recent years. Part of this decrease is due to the efforts of the Union County Justice Bridge Housing Program, which assists ex-offenders with housing. ...

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Anna Patton

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16 November 2016

Kampala, Uganda

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Uganda's open policy allows refugees to start a new life – and even a new business. But not all of them thrive due to governmental restrictions and limited cash flow.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Meg Kissinger

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5 November 2013

Houston, Texas, United States

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Milwaukee County’s mental health system put more resources in expensive emergency care rather than invest in programs that offer continual care. As a result, Milwaukee County identifies nine solutions from other citie...

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Erika Eichelberger

21 March 2013

Dallas, Texas, United States

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Female sex workers in the United States face greater incidents of rape, drug abuse, health risks, and suicide, contributing to a high mortality rate. Incarcerating the number of prostitutes is also costly. Dallas Poli...

San Francisco Chronicle

Kevin Fagan

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29 October 2006

San Francisco, California, United States

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Making the transition from the street to permanent housing can be difficult - it's hard to force people to seek help. San Francisco works to help the homeless rise from the poverty cycle by pinpointing the most chroni...

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