Novel Idea For Chicago’s Homeless: Permanent Homes

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homeless home
David Hilgart / Flickr

Novel Idea For Chicago’s Homeless: Permanent Homes

The Emanuel administration announced a new pilot program over the weekend to address chronic homelessness with permanent housing. It seems like a common sense approach, but this “housing first” model is something new for Chicago.

WBEZ’s Odette Yousef joins us to explain how the program will work and how homeless advocates and the homeless themselves are reacting to the plan.