It is an increasing problem.
In the last three years, the number of rough sleepers in Cardiff has doubled.
From the steps of one of the city's premier entertainment venues, to tents in Bute Park, across the capital homelessness isn't just evident - it's growing.
For people sleeping rough, hostels are usually the first port of call.
There are 216 rooms available in Cardiff and every one is full.
Options for emergency accommodation are limited. They can be a pod-style room, which includes a bed and a lockable door; or floor space.
Wales This Week has spent 24 hours filming on the city's streets.
From getting breakfast to bedding down at night, presenter Andrea Byrne meets rough sleepers who describe the struggles of their daily lives, and speaks to some of the people who are trying to help them:
Wales This Week is broadcast tonight at 8:00pm on ITV Cymru Wales.