People experiencing homelessness, just like you and I, come from an abundance of different backgrounds. No two stories are the same, and everyone has different needs. Tiny homes and other unique ideas can definitely be a solution to certain demographics, but certainly not all. In fact, there’s no one answer to the problem of homelessness, but solutions tend to be on more of a spectrum.
Some people need a lot of extra support to keep them in housing, such as if they have complex mental or physical health needs. Some people just need help with a damage deposit on a rental unit to begin their housing journey. Calgary’s approach attempts to meet clients where they are at.