Changing Homelessness!

Posted By: Tracy Israel Community ,

You can help Change Homelessness!

For almost 50 years, a group of organizations has worked together across Northeast
Florida to prevent and end homelessness. And each year, this group grows larger,
expanding to ensure coverage of each square mile in the tri-county area and all who live
here.


After nearly half a century of working together, the unexpected happened: a global
pandemic.


COVID-19 plunged our nation into an economic crisis that put many at risk of becoming
homeless and our local community felt it all the same. Housing quickly became the most
a critical component of the ‘safer at home’ order, and the federal government
simultaneously stepped forward with an influx of funding and resources, resulting in the
creation of our Housing Services Team.


At Changing Homelessness, the goal of the Housing Services Team is to build
relationships with landlords and property managers to maximize housing opportunities
for those experiencing homelessness. Our team centralizes and streamlines
communication between landlords, property managers, and case managers from over
40 local agencies, including property listings, tenant support, and more.


Housing is the most effective solution to ending homelessness and your role as a
landlord or property manager is vital in this work. During the last quarter of 2021, our
Housing Services Team was able to assist in placing 120 families into housing through
landlord partnerships. Together, we’re charting a path toward ending homelessness.
Having a place to call home is achievable when we work together!

Please visit our website at https://changinghomelessness.org/ for more information on how you can help end homelessness.

In the meantime, if you are a landlord or property manager, please
see our flyer from the Housing Services Team! We developed this document with you in
mind!