Ending Chronic Homelessness
According to Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), chronically homeless individuals are homeless persons with a disability, such as mental illness, drug dependency, or a physical impairment, who have been living in a place unsuitable for habitation or a homeless shelter for one continuous year or four episodes of homelessness in three years.
1. Explore the social issue
Read our social issue report on ending chronic homelessness which includes: an overview of the social issue, an investment recommendation, information on the return on investment, and ways to take further action.
2. Learn about your state
The state reports define the context of how ending chronic homelessness is being addressed in Massachusetts andNew York.
3. Select an organization
The guide to giving provides information needed to evaluate an organization working to end chronic homelessness in five steps.
4. Explore related social issues
Learn about social issues related to ending chronic homelessness that we have written about in other reports.