Lancaster City and County joined Built for Zero when it began and reached functional zero for chronic homelessness in February 2016. The city of Lancaster, which lies in south central Pennsylvania, serves as the seat of Lancaster County and is one of the oldest inland towns of the United States.
Joined Built for Zero
Lancaster City and County joined Built for Zero, a national movement of more than 80 cities and counties committed to measurably ending homelessness.
Achieved quality by-name data (Chronic Adults)
Lancaster City and County built a comprehensive real-time, by-name list of all single adults experiencing chronic homelessness in the community.
Achieved quality by-name data (Veterans)
Lancaster City and County built a comprehensive real-time, by-name list of all veterans experiencing homelessness in the community.
Achieved functional zero for chronic adult homelessness
Homelessness is solvable.
Communities in the Built for Zero movement are proving it.