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Meet the outsider who accidentally solved chronic homelessness

May 11, 2015View for printing

Meet Sam Tsemberis. According to academics and advocates, he's all but solved chronic homelessness. His research, which commands the support of most scholars, has inspired policies across the nation, as well as in the District. The results have been staggering. Late last month, Utah, the latest laboratory for Tsemberis's's models, reported it has nearly eradicated chronic homelessness. Phoenix, an earlier test case, eliminated chronic homelessness among veterans. Then New Orleans housed every homeless veteran.

By Terrence McCoy

Full Story: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/i ... melessness/
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