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How would you end homelessness?

I remember reading about a veteran from California who came up with an interesting solution - basically, he was able to build these one room "tiny houses" which could be easily towed to any location and could provide shelter until the person was in a position to move into a more traditional house or apartment. I believe each unit could be built for a few thousand dollars and many could be placed in empty lots forming tiny communities. Not a perfect solution by any means but if it's affordable, quick and easy to build / transport and can provide shelter, I suppose it's something to be considered. Bigger dwellings could be made from shipping containers which are also very affordable and can be repurposed for other uses. Here's an example:

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How would you end homelessness