Understanding the Success of Chicago’s Ending Veteran Homelessness Initiative

This report documents the story of the Ending Veteran Homelessness Initiative (EVHI), an effort by local, regional, and federal partners to end and prevent homelessness among veterans in the City of Chicago through a coordinated, data-driven process.

The first section chronicles the history of EVHI and introduces the initiative’s structure and its members. Subsequent sections characterize changes EVHI has made to the process of housing veterans, provide insights into the drivers of the initiative, explore lessons learned, and list some potential next steps for EVHI.

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