01/28/10 Author: admin
By Nan Roman, National Alliance to End Homelessness
In 2000, the National Alliance to End Homelessness unveiled the aptly titled, “A Plan, Not a Dream: How to End Homelessness in Ten Years.” The 10-Year Plan, as it came to be called, presented a fresh, comprehensive and multi-system approach to ending homelessness.
01/20/10 Author: admin
By Richard S. Cho, Corporation for Supportive Housing
Over the past 20 years, our nation has seen the creation of an entire generation of frequent users of public services, helping fuel the state budget crises we now see in nearly every state in the country. In recent years, communities around the country have been experimenting with ways to put an end to the “institutional circuit” for these frequent users of public systems, and with one innovative stone, kill the two birds of promoting individual stability and restoring fiscal sanity.