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Plain Dealer “cheers” Housing First in 2017 roundup

The editorial board of the Cleveland Plain Dealer cheered Housing First in its annual roundup of top stories for 2017. Below is the recognition, as posted on CHEERS . . . to the Housing First Coalition Cheers to Housing First Coalition for building…
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WVIZ: Long-Term Homelessness Dwindles Down in Cuyahoga County

Below is a segment featured on Cleveland PBS affiliate WVIZ about the efforts of the Housing First initiative and its success in reducing chronic homelessness in Cuyahoga County by 86%. Organized in 2002, Housing First is a collaboration of many…
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Housing First featured on WCPN Sound of Ideas

Recently, Housing First, a collaboration of community organizations in Cuyahoga County, announced that it is on pace to end long-term homelessness in the county by 2020.   Click the link below to listen to a conversation on WCPN’s The Sound…
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Crain’s Cleveland highlights work of Housing First

Below is an article from Crain’s Cleveland Business about the Housing First initiative, which recently announced it is on pace to end long-term homelessness in Cuyahoga County by 2020. The initiative was convened in 2002 by the Sisters of Charity…
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Housing First efforts spotlighted on

The below article, published on, outlines the efforts to address long-term homelessness in Cleveland through the Housing First initiative, which the Sisters of Charity Foundation, Enterprise Community Partners and the Cleveland/Cuyahoga County Office of Homeless Services convened in 2002….
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