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University of North Carolina Study Shows Housing The Homeless Saves Lives - And is Actually Cheaper Than Doing Nothing

University of North Carolina Study Shows Housing The Homeless Saves Lives – And is Actually Cheaper Than Doing Nothing

It’s cheaper to give homeless men and women a permanent place to live than to leave them on the streets.

That’s according to a study of an apartment complex for formerly homeless people in Charlotte, N.C., that found drastic savings on health care costs and incarceration.

Moore Place houses 85 chronically homeless adults, and was the subject of a study by the University of North Carolina Charlotte

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Vandalog writer Caroline Caldwell visited Brooklyn-based street art duo FAILE in their studio. FAILE recently returned from Mongolia, where they unveiled their newest sculpture, and were kind enough to invite Caroline to their studio to speak about the experience. The interview and more on Faile’s latest project will be available to read on Vandalog later this week.