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Homelessness and Housing

Homelessness is now a widespread problem in the United States.  It is an even bigger problem in many other countries, either as a result of conflict, corruption, economic weakness or other social issues.  Some governments and non governmental organizations (NGOs) have launched programs and projects to address homelessness.  Are professional program or project management approaches being used on such initiatives?  Maybe the information below will stimulate more effective solutions.

 

Information

 

 

Initiatives, Programs, Projects

 

 

Organizations

Crisis – UK’s National Charity for Homeless People - Crisis was formed in 1967, as an urgent response to the growing homelessness crisis. Since then they have helped tens of thousands of people out of homelessness, and campaigned for the changes needed to solve it altogether. Crisis operates in England, Scotland and Wales. Together we will solve homelessness! Learn more at https://www.crisis.org.uk/

Raising the Roof - Launched in 1996 by members of the Canadian Non-Profit Housing Foundation, Raising the Roof is a national charity dedicated to finding long-term solutions to homelessness. The organization provides national leadership on long-term solutions to homelessness through partnership and collaboration with diverse stakeholders, investment in local communities, and public education. They work towards a day when all Canadians have access to a safe and stable home, with the support to achieve their potential. For more, visit http://www.raisingtheroof.org/

New Story Charity – A non-profit working to create a world where no human being lives in survival mode. New Story’s mission is to provide a safe, sustainable living environment and unlock the potential for families to thrive. All money donated is directly applied to acquiring land, hiring local workers and buying local materials for all communities New Story builds.  Check out their new $4,000 3D printed home for a development in El Salvador. Learn more at https://newstorycharity.org/

 

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This section of the library created January 2018

 

 

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