Fighting homelessness by giving homeless people houses – via Boing Boing

“A program in Salt Lake City decided that it would be smarter — and more humane — to spend $11K/year each to house 17 chronically homeless people and provide them with social workers than it would be to waste the average of $16,670/year per person to imprison them and treat them at emergency rooms.”

See more here: http://boingboing.net/2014/01/22/fighting-homelessness-by-givin.html

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