Archive: ‘News’ Category

Bright Spot: Dufferin County achieves a Quality By-Name List
September 18, 2019 / News

Coordinated Access and major reductions in chronic homelessness are in progress for this Built for Zero Canada community who has made a ‘non-negotiable’ commitment to ending chronic homelessness. This blog … More

BFZ-C will be working to end veteran homelessness in Canada
August 27, 2019 / News

Investment from Veteran and Families Well-Being Fund allows the Alliance to begin work immediately to end veteran homelessness in up to five communities, piloting a community-based model proven effective in … More

Data Corner: The key to good data is definitions
August 21, 2019 / News

The key to good data is definitions – knowing exactly what and how you are measuring something. This blog is part of our ongoing Data Corner series offering practical insights … More

Bright Spot: Edmonton achieves 15% reduction in chronic homelessness by focusing on the ‘long game’
August 13, 2019 / News

Since 2008, Edmonton has reduced its overall homeless numbers by 43% and since January 2018 has cut its chronic homeless numbers by an additional 15%. How did they get there? … More

Data Corner: Building a data-driven culture to help solve homelessness
July 30, 2019 / News

Data-Driven Decision Making is a significant model for communities to adopt because it can help unlock key strategies to end homelessness. This is the inaugural blog of our ongoing Data … More

Built for Zero Canada joins forces with nine new communities to end chronic homelessness
July 22, 2019 / News

Nine communities across the country are committing to functional zero chronic homelessness by joining Built for Zero Canada. This makes 33 communities planning to end homelessness with real-time data, Coordinated … More

Bright Spot: Chatham-Kent reduces chronic homelessness by 37% in 6 months
July 17, 2019 / News

Built for Zero Canada community Chatham-Kent hits major milestone after reducing its chronic homeless numbers by 10% in three consecutive months, housing 22 people. This blog is a part of … More

Bright Spot: Chatham-Kent is getting to the bottom of its chronic homeless numbers
June 17, 2019 / News

When a partnership between homeless serving agencies, Ontario Works Case Managers and the Chatham-Kent team led to a spike in chronic homeless numbers in November 2018, it wasn’t necessarily cause … More

Bright Spot: Peterborough dives into its Coordinated Access System
May 21, 2019 / News

The Ontario community is getting everyone on board in its concerted effort to coordinate its services and improve how it responds to homelessness. This blog is a part of our … More

Bright Spot: Guelph-Wellington reduces chronic homelessness by 24% in seven months
May 6, 2019 / News

Guelph-Wellington is on a hot streak. The Built for Zero Canada community has measurably reduced chronic homelessness since September by 24% and has been working hard to ensure that their … More

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