In 2015, the Metropolitan Homelessness Commission hired a national consulting firm, Focus Strategies, to give our community advice on how to end homelessness. That advice is now available in the form of a final report and set of recommendations.
After listening to local stakeholders and assessing the strengths and weaknesses of our system, Focus Strategies provided recommendations tailored to housing all of the people experiencing homelessness in Nashville as quickly as possible.
“I believe we can come together under a strong and unified governance structure to create a housing crisis resolution system that will effectively end homelessness in Nashville,” Will Connelly, director of the Metropolitan Homelessness Commission, said. “Ending homelessness means that no one in our community has to be without a place to live for more than 30 days. That’s the goal, and this report is our compass.”
The following documents were released in March 2016: