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New concept to give homes to the homeless

In the USA, there are more than 600,000 homeless people. Many sleep in subway tunnels or bus shelters, others pitch tents in parks and public spaces, under constant threat of being driven away by the authorities. In Eugene, Oregon, urban planners have created a "tiny houses" project offering a new kind of community to homeless people.The idea is also gaining attention elsewhere.

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