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The Sustainable Development of Miami: Tackling the Homeless Problem

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The article intends to provide more understanding of strategies intended to tackle homelessness presence in Miami-Date County as well as draw some lessons that could be learnt from experience. It is explanatory in nature and the main method used is extensive literature research as well as the official reports. It discusses the issue of homelessness in the light of sustainable communities; overviews the important strategies for tackling homelessness presence in the literature and practice; discusses the homelessness presence in Miami-Date County and the strategies and main actors that tackle it; discusses the sustainability of these strategies in the light of development of Miami-Dade County; and draws conclusions and suggestions for strategies of tackling homeless presence in Miami-Dade County.

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Kalesnikaite, V. and Garcia-Zamor, J. (2014) The Sustainable Development of Miami: Tackling the Homeless Problem. Current Urban Studies, 2, 188-197. doi: 10.4236/cus.2014.23019.

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