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Why is it important to talk about homelessness and housing affordability?

Before starting to discuss housing affordability, it is also essential to mention homelessness. Homelessness is not news. It is a social phenomenon that almost every city experiences. Though many reasons contribute to homeless populations, the lack of a variety of affordable housing types in the market is the most significant.

What is Homelessness?

The Environmental, Economic, and Social Benefits of Trees

“Why are tree canopies in urban areas important?”

With more studies and educational materials become available, we probably have all agreed that trees offer many environmental benefits: such as reducing erosion, helping stormwater management, providing shade and absorbing pollutions, etc.

Trees also have other benefits to the triple bottom line…

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