For most communities, Covid-19 was a time of response and reevaluation. For the Built for Zero community of Nassau County and Suffolk County, that was especially true. With almost three million residents, the two counties are generally referred to as Long Island, with Nassau County located immediately east of New York City in New York […]
Springfield, Eugene, and Lane County encompasses 4,722 square miles of both city and forest in the Southern Willamette Valley of Oregon. Per capita, they have one of the nation’s highest rates of chronic homelessness and unsheltered homelessness across this vast geographic region. When Built for Zero confirmed that they had achieved quality by-name data in […]
“People think ending homelessness is not achievable, because the system wasn’t designed to end it: it was designed to manage it. But if you redesign it with zero in mind, it can be ended.”
Brenda O’Connell and her community of Lake County, Illinois, ended veteran homelessness with the help of Built for Zero.