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The Solution to Seattle's Homeless Problem Is Painfully Obvious

Seattle Looks to Utah’s Model on Assisting Homeless Population

September 8, 2015

Seattle Weekly reports on other states looking to Utah as a model for helping their homeless populations.

“What Utah did was discard the old paradigm long employed by social-service agencies nationwide, which, in essence, dictates that first one needs to make the homeless “housing-ready”—meaning they should be placed in temporary crisis shelters or halfway houses and complete drug-rehabilitation treatment or mental-health counseling or both before they can expect to live permanently in their own apartment.” Ellis E. Conklin, Seattle Weekly News, September 8, 2015

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