Victoria Follows Portland in Putting 'Housing First'

This video from CBC looks at how Victoria, British Columbia, plans to mimic the efforts of Portland, Oregon, to reduce homelessness by taking a "housing first" approach.

"Portland, Oregon has had immense success at reducing homelessness. Now, the city of Victoria is trying to learn and apply Portland's methods."

Thanks to Jeremy Van Keuren

Full Story: Off the Streets

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