A groundbreaking study suggests giving homeless Canadians homes first saves money
The Mental Health Commissions At Home-Chez Soi project is complete and the results are in – housing first saves money and keeps people housed.
It’s a report that could change the way that homeless people are treated in Canada. Funded by the federal government, “At Home/Chez Soi” is the largest study of its kind, with five years of research conducted in five major cities. It’s estimated that more than 150,000 people are homeless across the country, costing Canadians $1.4 billion each year.
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