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TED Talks: Season 2017

2017x249 Lloyd Pendleton: The Housing First approach to homelessness
TV-PG

  • 2017-11-14T13:00:00+08:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

What do you think would happen if you invited an individual with mental health issues who had been homeless for many years to move directly from the street into housing? Loyd Pendleton shares how he went from skeptic to believer in the Housing First approach to homelessness -- providing the displaced with short-term assistance to find permanent housing quickly and without conditions -- and how it led to a 91 percent reduction in chronic homelessness over a ten-year period in Utah.

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