Planet Money

#913: Counting The Homeless

22:03 | May 18th

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From renting hotels to a jobs report-like census in the night, we look at ways communities are helping the homeless.

matresstesterMay 19th

I didn't know NYC has a law requiring homeless people to be sheltered. This episode argues that shelters are more expensive than more permanent housing, and that housing is an easier problem to solve than imagined.