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My Turn: The importance of Housing First

...the genesis of today's Housing First model. After securing some Housing in 1992. The Housing First model not only provided housing but also...someone in New York under the Housing First model was $57 per night. For comparison...
My Turn: A 'Housing First' step

...for which society pays the entire bill.The Housing First model takes a much less expensive approach. Instead of reacting...Sunday matinee.You can learn more aabout the Housing First model and support this project by making a financial contribution...
Homelessness conference brainstorms solutions more openly.Also at the event was Robert Alexie, a resident of Karkuk Manor, a facility based on the Housing First model. It says chronic alcoholics are best-served by providing safe housing as a step toward self-sufficiency and eventual...
Juneau asked, candidates answered

...efforts already in existence, including the housing first model.Gladziszewski said she agreed with Gregory and expanded...the homeless and said, more important than the housing first model, he'd like to "prevent the homeless problem by increasing...
Empire Readers' Council Editorial: Cultivating a year-round vibrant downtown

...viable option for our homeless population, and we support the idea of supportive permanent housing, along the housing-first model. Our city goal should be to increase housing of all types and housing options through designating the downtown as a revitalization...
Urban Decay Part III: Downtown Juneau's progress getting easier to see and we notice the problems a great deal more," Kiehl said.Kiehl supports the housing-first model discussed in Part II of this series; he invited Alaska Coalition on Housing and Homelessness chairman Scott Ciambor...
My Turn: Consider program for the homeless

...differently had John had permanent housing. John would have been a perfect candidate for the nationally known "Housing First" model, in which housing is provided before sobriety. The premise of Housing First is that that simply having housing will...
Inventing for Alaska

...helmet light glows red. It is wired to the brake handle and blazes brighter when the rider slows down. They made their first models at Karcz's kitchen table. Eventually they turned to a plastics manufacturer in St. Louis. "We sent them our prototype...
Karluk Manor, a former hotel, to open in Anchorage as home for homeless alcoholics

...difference, Freemon said.For supporters of the Housing First model, facilities like Karluk Manor represent the solution...said. "It's not that we're against the Housing First model; it's been shown to work to some degree. But it's...
Downtown dilemma: Many resources readily available to help alcoholism

...said that in JAMHI's group homes and supported living facilities, no alcohol is allowed. Watts supports the Housing First model proposed by the Juneau Homeless Coalition (see the related article), but believes it doesn't go far enough...


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