2016 by 2016 Campaign
How’s Nashville partners launched a new campaign called 2016 by 2016, which has the goal to assist 595 Veterans by the end of 2015 and 1,421 people experiencing chronic homelessness by the end of 2016 with permanent supportive housing.
The 2016 by 2016 campaign is aligned with the national Zero: 2016 campaign, where 71 communities, including Nashville, pledged to do everything they can to end Veterans and chronic homelessness.
New Partnership between MDHA and Homelessness Commission
A new collaboration between the Metropolitan Homelessness Commission and the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency (MDHA) will create over 200 housing opportunities for vulnerable and chronically homeless people.MDHA works with referrals from How’s Nashville partners.
How’s Nashville Meets First 30-Day Goal, Houses 43 Chronically Homeless People
How’s Nashville set monthly goals to meet its overall goal of housing 200 people in 100 days by September 12, 2013. Read our press release about our community’s achievement of moving 43 chronically homeless and vulnerable people into permanent housing during the month of June. In comparison, from January through May, an average of 19 people were moved into permanent housing.
A big thank you goes to all the service providers and volunteers who have worked so hard to increase the housing placement rate this month!