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New Unsafe Streets Page: Resources

Download a handout to share with city leaders here.

The Growing Crisis of Homeless-Related Fires

Cities are facing a crisis of homeless-related fires and are scrambling to respond. In the past 5 to 10 years, many US cities have experienced a rapidly growing number of homeless-related fires. These fires endanger lives and property, cost large sums of public money to control, and overburden critical emergency services. This report catalogs the scope of the problem, how these fires start, the burden they pose on city and fire department resources, and steps cities can take to improve public safety.

Infographic: 8 Things Cities Can Do Now to Prevent Homeless Violence

Unsheltered homeless people living in public spaces commit a disproportionate number of property and violent crimes. Some cities mistakenly think they are helpless to do anything about this, hamstrung by court decisions. In fact, there are many completely legal actions cities can take to immediately reclaim public spaces from homeless criminals and protect residents, workers, and local businesses. This infographic describes 8 steps cities can take now to improve public safety.

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San Fransicko: Why Progressives Ruin Cities by Michael Shellenberger

In San Fransicko, Michael Shellenberger reports on the origins of today’s homelessness crisis and what must be done to heal America’s cities. For those unable to commit to a book, he discussed his conclusions on a must-listen episode of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast.

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