A Personalized Tweak Helps Homelessness Programs Work Even Better
Over the last two decades, North American cities have been giving homeless people a place to live before any other treatment. The programs mostly work, but now researchers are seeking improvements.
The Evolving Difficulties of Giving Housing to the Homeless
First introduced in 1992, the Housing First model suggested that we fight homelessness by first giving the homeless a place to live. Twenty-four years later, the study of a program in Hamilton, Ontario, sheds some light on how the system is working today.