My recent change in jobs has allowed me to get a different perspective on healthcare and how opioid abuse hurts those who are homeless and low income more then the average population. A recent article posted on the NHCHC’s website said the following. According to the 2016 policy brief released by the Council on medication-assisted… Read More Opioid Abuse and Homelessness: Housing Is a Critical Treatment
Housing in Australia is a major source of contention right now. There are a lot of new developments taking place both in new construction and policy that keeps housing on the front burner. However; one population must be looked at with a different lenses. The native Aboriginal population has been identified to have unique needs… Read More Public Housing and Aboriginals in Australia: Bridging the Gap
One of the key themes of this festival is migration to cities. How can the city ensure equal and just access to housing? At the conference ‘A right to the city a right to housing’, organized by the Jaap Bakema study center in Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam, 6 speakers on 2 panels discussed housing… Read More The right of access to the city
Homelessness is a scourge that still effects every country across the world. There are many different organizations working on this issue but short-term shelters continue to be a bridge to permanent housing for many homeless. Below are 5 shelters from around the world that are providing unique services that we wanted to highlight. Do you… Read More 5 Innovative Homeless Shelters From Around the World
It is a fact of life. As long as there is violence, floods, famines and a lack of opportunity, we will experience refugee outflows around the world. I personally experience the refugee crisis in Germany and Austria when my train was stopped because thousands of refugees had congregated at the border. The absolute horror of… Read More Smart Housing Policy= True Immigrant Integration
Despite women making up the majority of employees and service users in the UK and Global Social Housing Sector, they are still vastly underrepresented in Management and Leadership roles.… Read More Women and Leadership In Housing – What’s The Plan?
A few years ago I told a group of friends in Germany that I had been in more European cities than American. In fact, in 2015 at the age of 34 I had never visited New York City. A few months later, I finally made my way into the Big Apple and was amazed by… Read More China Is Building a City 3X Bigger Than New York: Housing and Urban Policy