An old idea for preventing poverty and fighting recessions is gaining traction once again.
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Cutting down waste and serving the most needy citizens.
A brief from The Pew Charitable Trusts indicates the approach has been successful.
The shelter addresses alternative housing and health and human services needs.
One non-profit CEO: “The greatest hurdle here isn’t the outreach and the motivation, it’s in finding suitable housing,”
The state’s pocketing $20 million over five years, and those eligible can hold on to their savings.
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