For Homeless, Shelters Aren't the Answer

Dallas Observer | March 29, 2005
Dallas is building a new homeless assistance center near downtown, but a lot of homeless consider shelters oppressive. What seems to work better, the city's homeless czar has learned, is a form of supportive housing called single-room occupancies, or SROs.

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