Archive: ‘News’ Category

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


Call for Applications for New Communities to Join Built for Zero Canada
April 23, 2019 / News

The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness (CAEH) is now inviting applications from communities interested in joining the Built for Zero movement starting in fall 2019.  We anticipate adding up to … More


Bright Spot: With a ‘bias for action,’ Saint John moves 22 people out of shelter and into housing
April 14, 2019 / News

Built for Zero Canada community Saint John, NB, armed with no more than rent supplements, partners sitting around a table and a By-Name List, housed 22 people in a three-month … More


Built for Zero Canada launches after communities house 21,254 of Canada’s most vulnerable homeless population
March 6, 2019 / News

On March 6, the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness launched Built for Zero Canada after its 20,000 Homes Campaign communities successfully housed 21,254 of Canada’s most vulnerable homeless people and … More


20,000 Homes Campaign beats goal to house 20,000 of Canada’s most vulnerable homeless people
March 6, 2019 / News

20,000 Homes Campaign houses 21,254 of Canada’s most vulnerable homeless people. CAEH launches new national effort – Built for Zero Canada – to end chronic homelessness.  Read more here.


Bright Spot: Medicine Hat is proving functional zero is achievable
March 4, 2019 / News

As it closes in on functional zero chronic homelessness, Medicine Hat, Alberta is helping us understand what it takes to reach, achieve and sustain functional zero.  Read more here.


Bright Spot: Kawartha Lakes & County of Haliburton on track to functional zero
February 25, 2019 / News

20,000 Homes Campaign community Kawartha-Haliburton cut chronic homelessness 51% in six months and is on track to achieve functional zero chronic homelessness.  Read more here.


Windsor’s approach towards homelessness praised during housing forum
November 19, 2018 / News

Windsor’s approach to solving homelessness was praised at the Windsor Essex National Housing Day forum Nov. 19, during a panel aimed to dispel myths about homelessness.


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