Jun 8, 2021 13:00

Ending homelessness in urban centres

Large cities tend to have the highest rents and house prices and often see the most visible signs of homelessness, with the largest numbers of people living on the streets. And yet they can offer the greatest opportunities, with more jobs, support services and social housing. How can  they end homelessness more quickly? 


Linda Gibbs is a principal with Bloomberg Associates. She served as New York City Deputy Mayor of Health and Human Services from 2005-2013.

Tamiru Mammo is a consultant at Bloomberg Associates

Lorraine McGrath is the Chief Executive of Simon Community Scotland.

Marc Eichenbaum is special assistant to the City of Houston's Mayor for Homeless Initiatives

Jeremy Swain is an adviser on homelessness and former CEO of Thames Reach.

Connor Gurney has been homeless three times and now runs a successful tech start up in the resilience sector in Manchester

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