Chicago, IL

Through the adoption of a Housing First approach that helps individuals and families return to housing more rapidly by providing access to affordable housing with supports, Homelessness in Chicago decreased 12 percent from 6,715 in 2005 to 5,922 in 2007.

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Best Practice | March 2, 2009
Christian Community Health Center (CCHC) is based in Chicago and provides permanent supportive housing for families and individuals. CCHC started as a Community Health Center in 1991 and has expanded to include housing placement and support services. CCHC is able to maintain housing for 100 percent of clients 6 months after housing placement.
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Conference Presentation | April 10, 2008
Materials for "HIV/AIDS Housing Strategies," an installment of the Leadership to End Homelessness Audio Conference Series.
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Conference Presentation | August 16, 2006
Presented at the National Alliance to End Homelessness Annual Conference by Arturo Bendixen. Tuesday, July 18, 2006.
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Conference Presentation | August 16, 2006
Presented at the National Alliance to End Homelessness Annual Conference by Gabe Bodzin. Tuesday, July 18, 2006.
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Best Practice | August 11, 2006
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