“Housing First” Approach is Saving Money and Providing Homes for …

See on Scoop.itHomelessness, Housing First

Housing First is currently endorsed by the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) as a “best practice” for governments and service-agencies to use in their fight to end chronic homelessness.

Marvin Heery‘s insight:

Here’s the info on the endorsement of Housing First by the USICH!


We’ve been talking about this in posts for a while now & in emails to the CSAH (Chatham-Savannah Authority for the Homeless) Board Chairman & others.


Now we see it in plain english from another source!


Our comments at the recent (10/17/13) Public Hearing at Savannah City Council encouraging Mayor & Council to consider creating a "homelessness rountable" or other designated forum for addressing homelessness & give it as much attention as they have other isues & model it possibly after the Business Rountable seems to be proper timing.


We look forward to a soon-to-be-scheduled meeting with the Mayor (& possibly City Manager) on the subject!


Give us your input & let us know if you’d like to be invovled along with the other stakeholders we expect to be at the table!

See on humaneexposures.com


One thought on ““Housing First” Approach is Saving Money and Providing Homes for …

  1. Pingback: This is what it takes folks to get Housing First working in a City | New Orleans director of homelessness to step down for job with Make It Right Foundation | NOLA.com | Homelessness in Savannah, Stories for Learning

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