In 1989 celebrities in New York set up the 'Street News' paper to help the homeless. People living rough sold the paper instead of begging, the idea was copied around the world.
Homelessness in the United States
In 1989, rock musician Hutchinson Persons set up the street newspaper 'Street News' in response to the increase in homelessness in New York.
By Cemlyn Davies
BBC Wales political correspondent
Victoria Derbyshire spends the night meeting rough sleepers in one of the richest parts of London.
After living on the streets of California for a decade, Greg and Marie received a remarkable invitation.
By Chris Quevatre
BBC News Online
By Hugo Bachega
BBC News, Portland, Oregon
By Daniel Flaming and Gary Blasi
Economic Roundtable and UCLA Law School