As homelessness reaches troubling heights in cities around the world, local leaders see a need to uncover new solutions. That's why a number of cities are beginning to move beyond traditional approaches to the crisis to test strategies designed around greater community cooperation and bold leadership.
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One of the most notable experiments in local government is currently taking place in Daegu, South Korea, where city leaders are working to answer questions about the future of public space. They're doing so by piloting an Airbnb-like platform, called "Re:Permissioning the City," that is designed to sidestep bureaucratic red tape and to put decisions around public space in the people's hands.