10/22/2015 12:12 EDT | Updated 10/22/2015 12:59 EDT

'Housing First' Could Be The Program To Best End Chronic Homelessness

The cure for chronic homelessness is so obvious, you almost don't want to say it out loud.

Sam Tsemberis had a simple realization that started a revolution: we’ve been dealing with homeless completely backwards, treating the symptoms instead of the causes.

He’s flipped the model on its head and the results have been remarkable with cities slashing thousands they spend on dealing with the homeless.

Now some cities are now claiming to have almost eradicated chronic homelessness.

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