Housing First, NAEH

The ensuing link seeks to add information and clarity regarding the Housing First initiative. The link describes the Housing First approach that is taking hold throughout the country and vehemently being advocated for in Hawaii. The program model is presented along with resources throughout the country. The need for the model becomes more apparent when assessing the rates of chronic homelessness in Hawaii and the high cost of hospitalization, incarceration, and emergency shelter utilization. http://www.endhomelessness.org/pages/housing_first