Willamette Wake Up 07/14/2020 — Best Practices for Resolving Homelessness

Willamette Wake Up

Willamette Wake Up 07/14/2020 — Best Practices for Resolving Homelessness

Show Notes

In this Invisible People segment, Jimmy Jones, Exec. Dir. of the Mid-Willamette Valley Community Action Agency, talks about "best practices" for resolving homelessness. He notes that the COVID-19 pandemic is moving policy-makers' focus and resources from the chronically homeless to people on the verge of homelessness due to pandemic-related unemployment. He holds that the Housing & Rental Assistance Program (HRAP) administered by the Salem Housing Authority is the most effective tool to end rather than manage homelessness.


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Willamette Wake Up is KMUZ’s morning news magazine program that explores what mid-Valley people are doing and talking about through news segments and interviews. The Willamette Wake Up team is dedicated to exploring the deeper stories that define and affect our community. Join us live every weekday morning from 8 to 9 o’clock and repeats 6 to 7PM.

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