MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A Memphis group is trying to provide housing for the city's homeless.
According to The Commercial Appeal (http://bit.ly/RcmEil ), Community Alliance for the Homeless has committed to finding permanent housing for 100 of the city's homeless.
The program is part of a nationwide push to house 100,000 people in 156 participating cities by July 2013.
In addition to securing 100 homes, the alliance is also trying to raise $100,000 to furnish the homes.
Memphis Housing and Community Development Director Robert Lipscomb says the city is contributing $25,000 to the goal.
Information from: The Commercial Appeal, http://www.commercialappeal.com
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