Archive for August 19, 2009

One of the primary reasons many local governments have been so unsuccessful at addressing and reducing homelessness within their communities is because politicians and bureaucrats seem to have a propensity for implementing knee-jerk legislative measures.

Rather than approaching the issue using just a bit of common sense and planning, what they’re hoping for is a "quick fix" – which is akin to "throwing stuff at the wall" hoping something will stick.

Consequently, all they end up succeeding at is going around and around and ultimately make matters all the worse.   (more…)