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Bright Spot: Peel houses over 287 people during COVID-19 pandemic
June 11, 2020 / News

‘Progress over perfection’: Peel Regional Housing Services launched a housing pilot at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, securing 70 units from two landlords and housing 287 individuals and families … More


Bright Spot: Chatham-Kent positions its COVID-19 shelter as a path to housing
May 14, 2020 / News

Chatham-Kent has adapted to COVID-19 with an isolation shelter and new prioritization measures to move people quickly into housing. This blog is a part of our Bright Spot series highlighting … More


Finding Hope and Opportunity in Challenging Times
March 23, 2020 / News

During challenging times such as these, a mindset of abundance over scarcity is more important than ever.    By Marie Morrison, Director, Built for Zero Canada   A scarcity mindset … More


Bright Spot: Dufferin County has reduced its chronic homeless population by 26%
February 26, 2020 / News

Not long ago, Dufferin County achieved a Quality By-Name List and Coordinated Access system. Now the Built for Zero Canada community has reduced its chronic homeless numbers and sustained that … More


Bright Spot: 32 communities are showing it’s possible to end homelessness in Canada
January 30, 2020 / News

More Built for Zero Canada communities are reaching significant milestones as they work toward ending chronic and veteran homelessness. Moncton, NB is the most recent BFZ-C community to achieve a … More


VIDEO: Functional zero veteran homelessness
January 23, 2020 / News

As Built for Zero Canada launches its Veteran Community Cohort today in Toronto, we’re sharing a video that explains the definition for functional zero veteran homelessness. London, ON also shares … More


Eight Built for Zero Canada communities begin work on ending veteran homelessness
November 18, 2019 / News

Eight Built for Zero Canada communities are committing to end veteran homelessness by March 2022. The eight communities are piloting and testing an approach to ending veteran homelessness that has … More


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


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