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I mean even here it’s only profitable to provide housing for the most expensive people. They deliberately only Provide housing for people who cost >=2.5x mean because otherwise it’s not cost effective for them.

Even if long term it will get them off the streets, and potentially lower costs, the short term incentives don’t align.

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