12/24/09 Author: admin
By Richard S. Cho, Corporation for Supportive Housing
With the support of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Corporation for Supportive Housing has developed the Keeping Families Together pilot in New York City to demonstrate the impact of supportive housing on families who are chronically homeless and child welfare-involved.
12/08/09 Author: admin
By Ann O’Hara, Technical Assistance Collaborative
On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Louisiana Gulf Coast taking more than 1,600 lives and displacing more than a million people – including thousands of people with serious and long-term disabilities. Four years later, Louisiana is well on the way to completing the nation’s largest and most comprehensive Permanent Supportive Housing Initiative ever undertaken.
12/07/09 Author: admin
By Robert Hohler, Melville Charitable Trust
According to author Atul Gawande, “Betterment is a perpetual labor.” Gawande’s observations have relevance for any field of endeavor and they certainly ring true to those of us wrestling with the challenge of ending homelessness.