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Old 09-30-2013, 10:22 AM
 
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"Mainor is one of hundreds of homeless veterans and other chronically homeless people being helped by an Atlanta initiative aimed at getting people off the streets and in permanent housing in a city that for years has struggled to keep people off the streets. The city is well on its way to meeting its goal of finding homes for 800 people this year, with already more than 700 in homes."

"More than 6,000 homeless people live in metro Atlanta, according to a point-in-time count in January."
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Old 09-30-2013, 10:23 AM
 
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http://m.cbsnews.com/storysynopsis.r...catid=57605178

"Mainor is one of hundreds of homeless veterans and other chronically homeless people being helped by an Atlanta initiative aimed at getting people off the streets and in permanent housing in a city that for years has struggled to keep people off the streets. The city is well on its way to meeting its goal of finding homes for 800 people this year, with already more than 700 in homes."

"More than 6,000 homeless people live in metro Atlanta, according to a point-in-time count in January."
Great news. Now we could only do something about the the Peachtree-Pine shelter.
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Old 09-30-2013, 10:58 AM
 
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Great news. Now we could only do something about the the Peachtree-Pine shelter.
Everytime I walk by there, I just facepalm...
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Old 09-30-2013, 11:02 AM
 
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I wonder how NYC got rid of their homeless. Was up there this past summer and didn't notice any except maybe 2 or 3 the whole time there.
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Old 09-30-2013, 11:15 AM
 
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I wonder how NYC got rid of their homeless. Was up there this past summer and didn't notice any except maybe 2 or 3 the whole time there.
By giving them a one-way ticket of out NYC

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/29/ny...eway.html?_r=0
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Old 09-30-2013, 11:16 AM
 
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http://m.cbsnews.com/storysynopsis.r...catid=57605178

"Mainor is one of hundreds of homeless veterans and other chronically homeless people being helped by an Atlanta initiative aimed at getting people off the streets and in permanent housing in a city that for years has struggled to keep people off the streets. The city is well on its way to meeting its goal of finding homes for 800 people this year, with already more than 700 in homes."

"More than 6,000 homeless people live in metro Atlanta, according to a point-in-time count in January."

this isn't good because more homeless people might move here thinking they can get a home
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