Built for Zero

Homelessness is a solvable problem that has lost its sense of urgency. Built for Zero is a rigorous national change effort designed to help a core group of committed US communities end chronic and veteran homelessness. Community Solutions

The Springfield-Hampden County Continuum of Care is a “Built for Zero” community. We are transforming our response to homelessness toward a system that responds to housing crisis by providing links to new housing as quickly as possible. We are doing this by adopting proven best practices, deploying existing resources more efficiently, and using real-time data to improve performance.


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