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KRBC-TV: Abilene becomes 4th community in US to achieve functional end to chronic homelessness

“Abilene, Texas has become the fourth community in the nation to achieve functional end to chronic homelessness,” says Mayor Anthony Williams.
November 19, 2020

“Abilene, Texas has become the fourth community in the nation to achieve functional end to chronic homelessness,” says Mayor Anthony Williams.

The West Texas Homeless Network announced Wednesday that Abilene has achieved what they call “functional zero homelessness.”

What does chronic homelessness mean?

“Chronic homelessness is defined as homelessness that exists over a long period of time for an individual household,” says Rosten Callarman, Coalition Coordinator for West Texas Homeless Network.

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