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Housing First: A Realistic View of the Importance of Case Management

What is Housing a First? Why should I (or my agency follow it)? Where is proof that Housing First works? But, Michael...it's really hard to implement? Why should we change?

I genuinely hope that you take the time to real this blog if you've found yourself or your agency asking any of the above noted questions. 

Housing First is a very simple philosophy that is based on the idea that all humans deserve to have a safe place to call home. However, Housing First goes a little further in that it acknowledges that it is near damn impossible to gain stability while living outdoors, or even in shelters. 

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