The beginning of the end of homelessness in Scotland?

By Ann McGauran | 27 March 2019

Housing First has gained traction as a way of tackling homelessness in Scotland. Why is the country using the approach as a first response – and how will outcomes in the five cities that have become early adopters be evaluated?

The Homeless Network (GHN) is the host organisation for Housing First Scotland. The approach turns the traditional tiered model or ‘staircase’ model for dealing with homelessness on its head, said business innovation manager for the GHN Douglas Gibson.

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