The article titled Most Cities’ Responses to Homelessness Actually Enable Even More Homelessness, posted on March 18, 2022 in “The Federalist,” describes the effects of the Housing First philosophy. By looking at three major cities (Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, and Seattle), they found that this approach often fails and enables more homelessness because it does not address the root causes of the issue.

The article highlights the Orange County Rescue Mission as a “better solution.” Through individualized treatment plans and various programs, we strive to directly address the root causes so that life restoration can take place. Click here to see how we address homelessness with a comprehensive approach.   

As we all strive towards finding a lasting solution to homelessness, I am grateful to have reliable news sources, like “The Federalist,” to shine a light on the facts. I encourage you to read this article to learn more about and how we can come together to end homelessness, one life at a time.