Contemporary Solution

Modern businesses and innovations prompt solutions for homeless people

Implications - Brands across industries are taking the emerging technologies and business solutions that have become popular in the modern age, and adapting them into models that aim to empower people without homes. Though not eradicating the issue of homelessness, these brands reveal the potential of emerging practices as a means to resolve crucial social issues.

Workshop Question - How could your brand better cater to important social causes?
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Miniature Homeless Housing Solutions - This Organizations Designs Tiny Shelters for the Homeless
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Warm 13,236 Clicks Pub: Jan 26, 16
Miniature Homeless Housing Solutions
This Organizations Designs Tiny Shelters for the Homeless
The Low Income Housing Institute is trying to solve Seattle’s low-income housing crisis by building tiny shelters for the homeless. Like many large cities, Seattle has a limited budget for... [More]
Prefabricated Homeless Housing Plans - Madworkshop & USC School of Architecture Design Modular Units
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This Year and Hot 3,888 Clicks Pub: Oct 22, 18
Prefabricated Homeless Housing Plans
Madworkshop & USC School of Architecture Design Modular Units
Los Angeles-based firm Madworkshop collaborates with USC School of Architecture’s Homeless Studio to release a homeless housing plan for the city. The strategy boasts modular prefabricated... [More]
Empowering Culinary Startups - Farming Hope Offers Opportunity for the Homeless to Better Land Jobs
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Warm 720 Clicks Pub: May 1, 18
Empowering Culinary Startups
Farming Hope Offers Opportunity for the Homeless to Better Land Jobs
There may be no clear solution to solving homelessness, but startup nonprofit Farming Hope is making a true effort to help the homeless community in the Bay Area.With a mission statement centered... [More]
Communal Social Business Incubators - The Collaboratory is Dedicated to Supporting Local Dreams
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This Year and Warm 839 Clicks Pub: Nov 20, 18
Communal Social Business Incubators
The Collaboratory is Dedicated to Supporting Local Dreams
Acting as a social business incubator, the Hillman City Collaboratory harnesses open-concept arrangements and interdisciplinary thinking to help its partners and local community thrive. The space... [More]
Homeless Renting Platforms - 'Lease Up' Helps Landlords Easily Rent Places to Homeless People
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This Year and Warm 264 Clicks Pub: Dec 17, 18
Homeless Renting Platforms
'Lease Up' Helps Landlords Easily Rent Places to Homeless People
While there are plenty of home-finding apps, Lease Up is a new website and app that focuses its efforts on helping homeless people find homes. Working with both landlords and caseworkers, Lease Up... [More]
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