Case Studies

When a Florida Community Springs into Action, an Ailing Man Finds a Home

José spent 30 years homeless in Florida's Treasure Coast region with a large mass growing out of his neck. By the time Angela, a local mental health professional, discovered him on the side of the highway last month, he was without food and had become too weak to stand up. With few resources available, Angela called the Mayor of Sebastian, Bob McPartlan, who came out to check on José himself.

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After the Streets: Following Up with Bernard One Year Later

So far, communities participating in the 100,000 Homes Campaign have found permanent homes for more than 82,000 homeless Americans, but have you ever wondered what happens after someone enters housing?

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An Inside Look at the 2.5 Percent Club!

The 2.5 Percent Club is a growing group of 100,000 Homes communities that are measurably on track to end homelessness in the next 3-4 years. These communities are housing at least 2.5 percent of their chronic and vulnerable homeless neighbors each month, which puts them ahead of the growth curve and on a path to move everyone on their streets into housing. Tulsa, OK has been a member of the 2.5 Percent Club for more than a year.

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Housing is Healthcare

Amy Freeman is a staffer at Bethesda Cares, the organization leading the 100,000 Homes Campaign in Bethesda, MD. She recently reflected on an experience that drove home the importance of housing in personal terms. We urge you to share this post with your friends to help them understand why permanent housing matters so much. (This piece was originally published at HuffingtonPost.com on August 6th.

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Welcome Home, Erma!

This week's Monday move-in story spotlights Erma in Washington, DC.

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HUD Highlights Campaign's Use of Vulnerability Index

HUD's quarterly publication, Evidence Matters, has highlighted the 100,000 Homes Campaign for its use of the Vulnerability Index to identify and prioritize vulnerable homeless people for permanent housing:

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Welcome Home, William!

This week's Monday move-in story spotlights William in Arlington, VA.

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Welcome to the 2.5 Percent Club!

Good news! Fifteen Campaign communities have joined the 2.5 Percent Club, an exclusive group of communities on track to end chronic and vulnerable homelessness!

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Communities Aim for Rapid Results for Homeless Veterans

One of the Campaign’s major goals is to help communities house homeless veterans, but that process often looks different in every place. It can also be unexpectedly complicated and bureaucratic. This month, communities will convene across the country in an effort to change that.

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Eleven Campaign Communities On Track to End Homelessness

The March numbers are in, and we’re excited to announce that 11 communities across the country reached their local goals of housing 2.5% of their chronic and vulnerable homeless populations each month! This list includes: Bergen County (17.01%), Tulsa (15.31%), Chattanooga Region (8.42%), Shreveport/Bossier (7.92%), Richmond (7.77%), Omaha (6.44%), Portland (5.08%), North Hollywood/ Sun Valley (4.25%), Charlotte (3.91%), Silverlake (3.60%), and Denver (2.5%).

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