Homelessness is a solvable problem. Yet there is an enormous gap between what we know works to end homelessness and what is actually done in most places.
Atul Gawande’s New Yorker article, “The Hot Spotters," is a fascinating story of health care visionaries creating new solutions to seemingly hopeless problems. He describes unexpected leaders who realize that the most perplexing fact about health care spending in this country is also the most promising opportunity: 5% of people in the U.S. account for 50% of health care costs. At Community Solutions, we see vexing social problems as huge opportunities to set things right.