Why turning homelessness into a crime is cruel and costly

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June 2018

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Two law professors who study how laws can make homelessness better or worse, encourage cities, suburbs and towns to avoid punishing people who live in public and have nowhere else to go. One big reason: These “anti-vagrancy laws” are counterproductive because they make it harder to escape homelessness.

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Joseph Mead and Sarah Rankin, “Why turning homelessness into a crime is cruel and costly,” I4E: Housing4All Digital Library, accessed October 20, 2019, https://i4e.omeka.net/items/show/57.

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