Affordable, QUALITY housing is a gap in our community, as market studies and anecdotal evidence have shown. There are no options for permanent, supportive housing in our community. Data from the Homeless Coalition shows that in 2017, ??? families were considered homeless. In just the first six months of 2018, that number increased to ??. Many studies have shown that providing stable, quality and affordable housing first is a critical component to overcoming poverty, addiction, mental health barriers and achieving academic success.