Largest Public Housing Authorities in Arizona by Unit Count

The State of Arizona is under-resourced compared to other states across the USA.  Phoenix is one of the largest cities but has less units than Cleveland, Ohio. 1.Phoenix Housing–9500 units 2.Tucson Housing- 6300 total units 3. AHCCCS programs- 3143 units This is an outlier program as the State Medicaid department subsidizes thousands of persons with mental illness… Read More Largest Public Housing Authorities in Arizona by Unit Count

The Intersection of Public Housing, Homelessness and Mental Health

Mental health issues are a global epidemic.  Successfully addressing these mental health problems is not something that can happen in isolation.  The mantra “Housing is healthcare” is a mindset that has been adopted across many providers, including housing organizations, that serve individuals experiencing homelessness and those living with mental illness   Housing for homeless and those… Read More The Intersection of Public Housing, Homelessness and Mental Health

Combating Homelessness in Maricopa County Arizona: A Private/Public Partnership to Learn From

The public sector and non-profits around the USA struggle everyday to provide housing and services that make an impact on the most vulnerable in our country.  I recently came upon a unique private organization that takes on the role of a housing authority so that non-profit organizations that focus on services and mental health delivery… Read More Combating Homelessness in Maricopa County Arizona: A Private/Public Partnership to Learn From