Blog: Case Studies

Across the country, 100,000 Homes communities have made incredible progress on housing their most vulnerable homeless neighbors. Their stories show that homelessness can be solved!

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Click below for detailed case studies, national data from over 18,000 Vulnerability Index surveys, top community housing rates, and a special letter from Campaign Director Becky Kanis!

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San Jose Taps EPA to Help House Homeless Population

Silicon Valley is home to many of the biggest technology firms in the world. Names like Apple, Google, Facebook, and eBay are part of Santa Clara County, California’s identity. But unseen amidst the innovation and wealth just south of San Francisco is a large and burgeoning homeless population.

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L.A. Communities Work to Reduce Steps to House Homeless Veterans

Last week, five Los Angeles area communities gathered at the California Endowment for the Campaign's first Housing Placement Boot Camp, jointly hosted by Home for Good, L.A.'s plan to end chronic and veterans homelessness.  Aimed at reducing the number of steps and length of time required to move homeless veterans into permanent housing, the event helped communi

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Q+A with Los Angeles Housing Advocate Richard Myers

Ever wondered what it's like to work on the front lines of ending homelessness? Maybe you've watched the Campaign's housing tally go steadily up, but wondered what the day-to-day process of housing homeless people really looks like.

Richard Myers has an extraordinary track record as a housing advocate with the 100,000 Homes Campaign in Los Angeles. Since February, he has personally helped nine people out of homelessness and into permanent housing.

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Photo Credit: Rudy Salinas, PATH

LA Times Tells Hollywood's Dramatic Campaign Story

Over the weekend, the Los Angeles Times printed the dramatic story of how Campaign members in Hollywood have housed 37 people and raised $800,000 in a single year.

The article by Alexandra Zavis quotes Kerry Morrison, the courageous leader of the Hollywood effort, saying, "When you pull the veil of anonymity away and reveal who these human beings are, resources appear."

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Philadelphia Commits to House 50 as Registry Week Ends

Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter joined City and Federal officials last month to announce the results of Philadelphia's Homeless Outreach (Registry) Week. At the event, officials reaffirmed the city's commitment to house 50 of its most vulnerable homeless people over the next year.

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Camille Levee leading volunteers-- Photo by Housing 1000

Volunteer Profile: Camille Levee, Glendale

Camille Levee is no stranger to homeless advocacy. In 1981 she started the first scout troop in Phoenix, Arizona for girls living in homeless shelters. Currently she runs a non-profit in Glendale that pairs un- and underinsured children -- some of whom live in cars or on the street -- with physicians who can provide services the kids need.

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One Year after Registry Week, Hollywood Shares Stories of Success

Hollywood may be famous for wealth and glamor, but it's also home to a surprising number of homeless people. Last Thursday, Hollywood4WRD held a community event to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Hollywood Registry Week and the effort to bring Hollywood's homeless inside.

What a difference a year can make!

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In Albuquerque, Homelessness Gives Way to Permanent Homes

If you followed Albuquerque Registry Week in February, you’re probably wondering how things have turned out. We checked in with the team on the ground and discovered inspiring results.

Since Registry Week ended three months ago, Albuquerque has moved five people into permanent supportive housing, including four of the city’s 75 most vulnerable homeless residents.

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After Registry Week, Work of Housing Glendale's Homeless Residents Begins

Community volunteers took to the streets of Glendale this week to compile a by-name and photo detailed registry of the city's homeless population. Participants in the Glendale Registry Week surveyed 43 homeless individuals in the city of Glendale, identifying almost half of them as vulnerable and at increased risk of death.



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