The Solution for Homelessness? Homes.

Neal Peirce says that there is finally light at the end of the tunnel in the debate over homelessness, and a consensus that stopgaps don't work. The real answer is to, duh, give them homes.
November 6, 2009, 2pm PST | Tim Halbur
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Peirce writes, "It's a myth, says [Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun] Donovan, that anyone wants to be homeless. Providing people with all manner of fragmented services–overnight shelter, substance abuse, social and mental health and emergency medical services–easily runs up massive public costs. But the sum total of all the programs is appallingly ineffective because it doesn't give the homeless a place to live."

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Published on Friday, November 6, 2009 in
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