When need meets greed

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A tent city of more than 50 homeless people springing up outside Australia's central bank in Sydney's glitzy Martin Place has sparked a war of words between the city's mayor and the state government over who should deal with it. More than 400 people sleep rough in central Sydney. Economic growth fuelled by mining has led to Sydney being No. 2 on a list of the world's least affordable cities to live in.