Over the past decade, Canada has seen a proliferation of high quality, thoughtful research on homelessness. We now know that homelessness is caused by a combination of individual and systemic factors from unemployment and disability, to lack of coordinated services and a hostile housing market. While the solutions to homelessness are complex, the cause is simple: a lack of affordable housing.
Tim MacLeod is a PhD Student in Community Psychology as Wilfrid Laurier University. His research is on the "Housing First" approach to ending chronic homelessness.
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