5 Reasons Why Republicans Should Support Affordable Housing

  Many republicans support affordable housing but there is a good portion of them that do not.  Here are some of the reasons Republicans should support affordable housing. Construction Jobs: Republicans are often looking for ways to boost the economy and stimulate jobs.  One of the greatest indicators of a healthy economy is how many… Read More 5 Reasons Why Republicans Should Support Affordable Housing

Housing is Healthcare: Why Public Housing is a Leader in Healthcare Savings

If you live in a major US city, you certainly have seen the spike in homelessness.  In fact, in cities like L.A. San Diego, Seattle, Portland and Phoenix, it has become an epidemic.  In many of these situations, the people who are living on the streets are also the highest users of our jail systems,… Read More Housing is Healthcare: Why Public Housing is a Leader in Healthcare Savings

Opioid Abuse and Homelessness: Housing Is a Critical Treatment

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

Homeless in Russia: Who Are They and Will They Freeze to Death?

Being homeless in any situation is tough.  However; in Russia it might be a completely different challenge.  The annual report of Russia’s largest homeless organization said the following: “There is no truly accessible and efficient system of state assistance for those who have become homeless in Russia.  We know that no one is insured against… Read More Homeless in Russia: Who Are They and Will They Freeze to Death?

5 Innovative Homeless Shelters From Around the World

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