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Housing The Homeless: Charlotte's Moore Place

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Moore Place

Several years ago, we did a program on Moore Place, an apartment designed and built to house the homeless.  It was controversial at the time but a new report about Moore Place – which houses 85 of the city’s chronically homeless – shows that it has drastically reduced the amount of time tenants spend in the hospital which amounts to a major savings to taxpayers.  We revisit Moore Place and the problem of homelessness in Charlotte.

Guests

Caroline Chambre - Director of HousingWorks for the Urban Ministry Center

Dr. Lori Thomas - Associate Professor of Social Work at UNC Charlotte

Ashley Williams Clark - Data and Research Coordinator, UNC Charlotte Urban Institute

Norm Suchar - Director, Center for Capacity Building at the National Alliance to End Homelessnes

Study: Charlotte's apartments for homeless save money