The program is a “day's work for a day's pay and access to resources that will help them get to the next step to create the life that they want."
“This really shows what we can do when we get creative about problem solving and affordable housing.”
"By providing a safe, secure and comfortable place to get a good night’s rest, we help restore health, dignity and respect for our guests."
To date, the program has paid out over $100,000 in earned income and helped 24 individuals experiencing homelessness secure stable housing.
Homelessness is becoming more dispersed across major cities in Australia.
“The ACLU will fight back against this attempt to write discrimination into the law. Shelters funded by taxpayers should be open to all – period.”
The Fort Worth program focuses on building a strong foundation for guests to successfully end their homelessness.
“A person like me would've gotten an apology, but a person like Emory somehow finds his way in handcuffs for trying to pay for his breakfast with real money.”
These new apartments are expected to be finished in October 2018 and will be financed by multiple sources.