Taking it to the Streets: Homelessness in Cities

On any given night, over half a million people are sleeping on the streets of America. Homelessness continues to be a persistent and perplexing challenge facing our communities and leaders. In the wake of the current economic crisis lies a looming housing catastrophe as the potential for millions of people to be kicked out of their homes if they are unable to pay past due rent. Hear from mayors and national leaders on the challenges facing the effort to end homelessness and what emerging solutions and initiatives are making progress to ensuring no has to sleep on the streets.

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Steve Adler

City of Austin

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Matthew Doherty

Matthew Doherty Consulting

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Todd Gloria

City Of San Diego

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Sarah Holder

Bloomberg CityLab

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