A crew of homeless people dig up weeds along a side street as part of a new program in Albuquerque, N.M. As part of an attempt to deal with rising poverty and destitution, a program pays homeless people $9 an hour for a daylong job cleaning up parts of the city.
A crew of homeless people dig up weeds along a side street as part of a new program in Albuquerque, N.M. As part of an attempt to deal with rising poverty and destitution, a program pays homeless people $9 an hour for a daylong job cleaning up parts of the city. MARK HOLM The New York Times
A crew of homeless people dig up weeds along a side street as part of a new program in Albuquerque, N.M. As part of an attempt to deal with rising poverty and destitution, a program pays homeless people $9 an hour for a daylong job cleaning up parts of the city. MARK HOLM The New York Times

City tries a different approach to the homeless: paying them to work

December 07, 2015 06:55 PM