US housing crisis: Tiny homes, a small solution for a big problem

Homelessness is a problem in many cities across the United States, but Detroit and a few other cities are experimenting with a surprisingly simple solution.

by

    It was just over four years ago when Detroit became the biggest city in US history to file for bankruptcy.

    Today, it is undergoing a renaissance, but many of its hardest-hit residents are not sharing in that newfound prosperity.

    Thousands are homeless.

    That is a problem in many cities across the United States, but Detroit and a few other cities are experimenting with a surprisingly simple solution.

     

    Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from Detroit.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Revival: The Muslim Response to the Crusades

    Revival: The Muslim Response to the Crusades

    This part of 'The Crusades: An Arab Perspective' explores the birth of the Muslim revival in the face of the Crusades.

    Going undercover as a sex worker

    Going undercover as a sex worker

    A photojournalist describes how she posed as a prostitute to follow the trade in human flesh.

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

    It's time to change the way we talk and think about Africa.