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US tycoon plans to use shipping containers to house the homeless

Developer John Sobrato wants to build 200 micro-apartments for homeless and low-income renters in Santa Clara

New York

TINY houses have emerged in the past decade as a promising way to house more homeless people for less money. Now the idea has gained a powerful proponent in the billionaire California real estate developer John Sobrato, who unveiled a proposal this month to build 200 micro-...

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