The goal line has shifted: from ending homelessness, to ending chronic homelessness, to ending chronic veteran homelessness. If we don't end chronic veteran homelessness in the next 18 months, do we shift to ending chronic female veteran homelessness?
So many plans and so many end-dates, both past and future. Did chronic homelessness in America end in 2012? No. Was the ten year plan to end homelessness a failure? No.
I met a wonderful woman at a senior homeless facility that was recently opened by State of Utah. Marian was homeless in Reno, then lived in a shelter, before going into the new facility.