Homeless / Housing  in the news: Where Nearly Half of Pupils Are Homeless, School Aims to Be Teacher, Therapist, Even Santa

Denver finds a simple and innovative way to help the homeless — wash their clothes

What about their minds?   Psychiatry in the Streets: Unique Services for People Experiencing Homelessness

​​Someone did a report:  The State of Homelessness in America 2016

How to Think about Low-Income Housing

Blue Tarp Project aims to humanize homelessness, one face at a time

Someone has a plan: Facts on Homelessness

Their plan?

"Develop effective solutions for those on the street, including targeted outreach and appropriate facilities and services, particularly for persons with substance-abuse and mental-health problems

Strengthen the system of shelter and services that enable persons who are  homeless to make the transition to stability and job readiness

Provide permanent solutions – jobs and housing – so that people can break the cycle of homelessness and become stable and productive citizens

Strengthen homelessness prevention programs so that no one ends up in shelters or on the streets; this includes reinvesting in economically vulnerable neighborhoods, improving the school system, making sure people have access to health care, and providing jobs at a living wage"

Sounds like a pretty good plan. 

Los Angeles is going to try do to something:

​LA votes to put $1.2 billion homeless measure on ballot

Affordable Housing?

The town I live in has a great program: 


Reports above say the homelessness situation may be improving. If you are a veteran living on the streets or have been evicted from your apartment because you were laid off, it doesn't feel like improvement to you.  We need to make more affordable housing available. One of my first commitments after I get elected is fixing the issues veterans have getting health care from the VA. I will address the homelessness of veterans and others while looking into the VA.  https://va.gov/homeless 


We have to address this:

Owning their own home gives someone a better outlook in life:

If we address some other issues we may make it easier for people to be able to afford a place to live? (I apologize for some of the language but the message is important!)

No Need To

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