Housing First

September 11, 2016, 11am PDT
'Housing first' has become a policy buzzword of sorts to describe an approach to homeless services. A pair of new reports on the homelessness situation in Seattle finds consensus on the need for a housing first policy.
Capitol Hill Seattle Blog
July 13, 2016, 2pm PDT
The "housing first" approach to homelessness is building a track record of success in Milwaukee.
Urban Milwaukee
December 14, 2015, 7am PST
Milwaukee County, Wisconsin is following a growing trend in cities across the country of working to end chronic homelessness by providing permanent housing to the homeless.
October 15, 2012, 10am PDT
In this month's edition of its Planning Advisory Service (PAS) spotlight, the APA looks at the ways in which different communities are addressing homelessness in their comprehensive plans, and through other types of documents.
February 13, 2010, 7am PST
As homelessness rises in cities and suburbs across the country, local municipalities are trying to get the newly homeless back into homes as quickly as they can.
October 15, 2009, 6am PDT
Portland, Oregon is half-way through its ten-year plan to address homelessness. The city's seen improvements, but many challenges lie ahead, according to this report.
Oregon Public Broadcasting
July 31, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>The amount of people living in homeless shelters and on U.S. streets has dropped roughly 30% since 2005, according to recent statistics compiled by the federal government.</p>
The New York Times
April 28, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>This video from <em>CBC</em> looks at how Victoria, British Columbia, plans to mimic the efforts of Portland, Oregon, to reduce homelessness by taking a "housing first" approach.</p>
CBC News: The National