The Ten Year Plan was meant for motivating communities across the nation to change the way to end homelessness. The plan was aimed at addressing the issues of homelessness with enhancing the Housing First approach to have more people moved into a form of housing despite the challenges faced.
With the Housing First strategy, the focus shift to end homelessness where the role of prevention is adopted and the homeless are shifted as rapidly as possible.
The approach helps to manage people experiencing homelessness and get them some housing. the homeless are also moved out and through inspiration they will have their mind changed positively towards the rehousing concept.
From its establishment, the ten year plan has been embraced by most of communities in America with the aim to end homelessness.
There is the newly established Canadian alliance to eradicate homelessness an approach released in 2012.
The Calgary ten year plan was established in Canada with the focus to end homelessness.
A Place to Call Home is an Edmonton ten year strategy of bringing homelessness to an end.
The Lethbridge is a five year community plan to have homelessness eradicated completely.
Starting at Home in Medicine Hat is another five year plan to end homelessness in Canada.