136 Veterans permanently housed!! Thanks to Housing Authority of New Orleans for this truly innovative way of helping to end all veteran homelessness! Check out this story about Mr. Riggs, the first beneficiary of this new program.
“Building gets new life housing homeless” -WWLTV Reports A dedication ceremony was held on September 30th for The Dr. Everett and Melva Williams Building at 2101 Louisiana Avenue. The building was abandoned after Hurricane Katrina, but UNITY of Greater New Orleans bought it and renovated it to provide homes for homeless people with disabilities […]
Like other cities in the 100,000 Homes Campaign, the New Orleans team makes a point to: 1) know, by name, every single homeless person and his/her needs; 2) to give housing priority to the most sick; 3) to move people quickly into stable housing paired with the services they need to stay housed; and 4) to use data to streamline and track progress. Click “View Post” to read more.
Jaquetta White from The New Orleans Advocate covered UNITY’s 2014 Point in Time count announcement, conducted in partnership with the City of New Orleans, as noted on the mayor’s press-release feed, here.
White wrote in her Friday, May 2nd Advocate piece about a few UNITY clients, including Barry Knox, 59, pictured here with case-manager Jueron Cormick. Click “View Post” to read more.