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ideastream Focus on Housing: Finding More Room For the Long-Term Homeless

Thursday, June 5, 2003 at 1:27 PM

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It's estimated that 3,800 people in Northeast Ohio have been homeless for at least one year. Housing advocates say if the long-term homeless could find places to live, there would be more room in emergency shelters, and the formerly homeless would find it easier to again contribute to society. Housing advocates and the City of Cleveland have been looking for a place to locate permanent supportive housing facility, but have met with stiff opposition from businesses and community groups. ideastream's Janet Babin reports.

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