Solutions

How New Orleans Reduced Its Homeless Population By 90 Percent

The fourth and final entry in NPR’s series “The Fight to Reduce Homelessness” discusses The City of New Orleans and how, in the years post Hurricane Katrina, they were able to reduce homelessness by 90%. Unity of Greater New Orleans (a non-profit “leading a collaborative of organizations providing housing and services to the homeless”), worked to source funds, implement strategies and apply a “housing first” approach so as to reach and assist the highest volume of people with long-term success rates.

Read more and listen to the piece, here >