The Real Cause, and Real Solution, to Homelessness in Huntsville

January 24, 2024 | By Cathy Reisenwitz

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What’s causing rates of homelessness to rise in Huntsville? Circumstances such as poverty, mental illness, addiction, and disability certainly play a role. But there’s really one main cause of homelessness: Insufficient affordable housing.

On Tuesday we presented an accessible, 101-level overview of why the current solutions to homelessness aren’t working and won’t work and what the City of Huntsville, and you, can and should do instead. Check out the slides here and the outline with links and sources here.

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