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Huffington Post: Comprehensive Vision On Homelessness Is Already Here

By Dr. Ralph da Costa Nunez

This week, we heard news of another rise in the homeless population in NYC’s shelters. Mayor de Blasio said he is formulating a “comprehensive vision” on homelessness.

A comprehensive vision is precisely what is needed — comprehensive enough to include educational supports, mental health services, job training and other on-site shelter services to put, and keep, families in their own homes. Homelessness is not a lack of housing; it is a lack of housing stability.

Read the full blog post here.