Larry James’ Urban Daily: Housing First. . .and Human Rights

See on Scoop.itHomelessness, Housing First

Marvin Heery‘s insight:

How did another advocate come to realize the value in Housing First?


Read & share… My path was somewhat similar but was also informed by research, attending national conferences to meet the people making it happen in communities all over the country as well as personally seeing the devastation & hopelessness in the eyes of our people living on the streets, under the bridges & otherwise barely surviving. 


Simply put, one size doesn’t fit all & it should be about supporting recovery not forcing sobriety to obtain housing. As others have said, working on their recovery is much more possible when housing is providing stability.

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