The research TELLS US how to solve it!
It's an approach called "Housing First."
You don't wait for them to get a job.
You house them FIRST.
No preconditions, no barriers to entry.
This is what the RESEARCH tells us.
That's not what Trump and Ben Carson have done. They ZEROED OUT funding for public housing in their budget proposal.
We have TIED OUR OWN HANDS in this country since 1998.
Something called the "Faircloth Cap" prevents us from building any new public housing above the number of units that existed in 1999.
A real stand-up guy!
His name is Launch Faircloth. And we should Launch his Faircloth Cap into space. 🚀
In NYC, there are more than 209,180 families on the waiting list for 175,636 units of public housing.
This is a CRISIS