The cities making a dent in homelessness — and what Seattle can learn from them 


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“Columbus, Ohio and Seattle, Wash. have more in common than you might think. They’re similar in population size: about 800,000 people live in Columbus proper while about 700,000 live in Seattle. Both cities have shortages of the affordable housing needed to serve low-income residents and both Seattle and Columbus had relatively low unemployment rates of about 3 percent as of March.

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