Cities and Urbanization

How to solve homelessness – lessons from around the world

Homelessness is on the rise around the world.

There are an estimated 150 million homeless people worldwide. Some organizations are offering innovative solutions to the problem. Image: Unsplash/Jon Tyson

Sean Fleming
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The buses' sleep pods are equipped with power, lighting and blackout curtains. Image: Buses4Homeless
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Change Please coffee vans can be found at locations and events around London. Image: Change Please
Number of homeless people by shelter status, United States
Estimated number of homeless people in the US, by shelter status Image: Our World in Data
The project, which will be completed next year, will be the first model in Finland.
An artist’s impression of planned new Y Foundation housing. Image: Y Foundation

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