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As homelessness rises, some states make it illegal to sleep outsideĀ 

Aug 11, 2022
In Missouri, itā€™s now illegal. In Tennessee, it can be a felony. But criminalizing homelessness could make it harder for people to find homes.
Inflation and high rent prices in New York City are contributing the city's ongoing homelessness crisis.
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