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Chicago's Plan 2.0

The city of Chicago is taking a proactive approach to ending homelessness with a progressive plan outlining seven strategic priorities that will guide our community’s collaborative efforts through 2019. 

Chicago's Plan 2.0
The crisis reponse system
1 Create an effective crisis response system that prevents homelessness whenever possible and rapidly returns people who experience homelessness to stable housing.
Access to stable and affordable housing
2 Create and maintain stable and affordable housing for households who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness.
Youth Homelessness
3 Create a compreshensive, developmentally appropriate menu of services for youth who experience homelessness in order to prevent homeless youth from becoming the next generation of homeless adults.
4 Increase meaningful and sustainable employment opportunities for people experiencing or most at risk of homelessness.
Advocacy and civic engagement
5 Engage all of Chicago in a robust plan that creates a path to securing a home for everyone in out community.
Cross-systems Integration
6 Work across public and private systems of care to ensure ending homelessness is a shared priority.
Capacity Building
7 Ensure a strong homeless assistance system capable of implementing Plan 2.0 goals and HEARTH Act performance standards.