"The causes of homelessness are complex. The sterotype is that it
involves mental illness and substance addiction. But the more common
denominators are poverty, unemployment and a lack of affordable adequate
Whatever the cause, research by myself and colleagues for the Australian
Housing and Urban Research Institute proposes a path forward to reduce,
and even eliminate, homelessness in Australia.
To do so requires moving away from treating the problem in an
uncoordinated manner at the point of crisis and investing in an
integrated system that prioritises prevention, fast rehousing and an
adequate supply of affordable long-term housing."
*** Xanni ***
Chief Scientist, Xanadu
Partner, Glass Wings
Manager, Serious Cybernetics