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Boulder Tries Housing First to Stem Chronic Homelessness

Housing First Kenyon
Alexis Kenyon
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Boulder provides housing first to stem chronic homelessness.

Chronically homeless people make up about 20 percent of the unhoused population. Many approaches to homelessness restrict access to services based on certain so-called self-improvement criteria. But KGNU's Alexis Kenyon reports that some service providers are attempting to shift the narrative with a different approach by offering housing first.