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Chronic Homelessness

Are Millennials The Next Generation Facing Devastating Homelessness?

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 07.15.2014 | Impact

If history repeats itself, millennials may be facing a grim reality when it comes to chronic homelessness. A 2013 study published by the Analyses ...

What Happens To Homeless People When They Die?

ThinkProgress | Posted 06.30.2014 | Impact

On a hot June morning in Washington, DC, roughly 30 people gathered in St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church to remember Michael Leslie. It was an open cas...

We've Finally Figured Out How To House Chronically Homeless People, And It's Working

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.29.2014 | Impact

About four years ago, a very ambitious goal was set to combat chronic homelessness. An organization called Community Solutions wanted to place 100,000...

'Stunning' Data Proves, Yet Again, Housing The Homeless Would Actually Save Taxpayers Big Time

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.23.2014 | Impact

Letting homeless people sleep on the streets has never made sense morally. Now, more evidence has surfaced showing it doesn't make much sense financia...

Rescue Missions of the Future: Speaking to the Faith Community About Housing First

Mark Horvath | Posted 07.12.2014 | Impact
Mark Horvath

I firmly believe the faith-based community is our best chance of ending homelessness. However, we must adapt to new models and new ways of thinking, and we must embrace disruptive change to help better serve our communities.

This Is One City That's Actually Succeeding In Fight Against Homelessness

AP | JAIME HENRY-WHITE | Posted 09.30.2013 | Impact

ATLANTA -- After Larry Mainor left the armed forces, he spent years getting high on crack and sleeping in cars, under bridges, behind restaurants and ...

Homelessness is Lethal, and Catherine's Story is Proof.

Mark Horvath | Posted 07.15.2013 | Impact
Mark Horvath

I hope you remember this recent post: "Catherine Died Sleeping Outside Last Night". Sadly, when you work with homeless people, death on the streets ...

Los Angeles Unveils Plan To End Chronic Homelessness By 2016

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In the Los Angeles area, 50,000 homeless people line the streets at night. Now, the city's business leaders are turning their attention to addressing...