Ending homelessness isn’t just possible — it’s already happening!
Cities and counties just like yours are changing how local housing systems work to ensure an end to homelessness that lasts and leaves no one behind.
Built for Zero is movement of more than 80 communities working to measurably end homelessness, starting with veteran and chronic homelessness.
All communities at functional zero will be reviewed annually to ensure they are sustaining this dynamic end state for ending homelessness.
12 communities have ended veteran homelessness
What is Functional Zero?
Stories of Success
Many large communities with a high number of people experiencing homelessness across vast regions face challenges in achieving quality data and establishing coordinated systems that can drive measurable reductions in homelessness. One specific community — Metro Denver — demonstrated the effectiveness and efficiency of Built for Zero’s strategy through a sub-regional approach. Built for Zero […]