To effectively address this crisis and provide long-term solutions for our citizens experiencing homelessness, we believe in taking a comprehensive approach. This includes working closely with State Governors to ensure they are actively addressing the specific homeless issues within their states instead of simply moving individuals from state to state or region to region.
Our administration will prioritize providing resources and sheltered communities where individuals struggling with addiction and or mental illness can recover and heal in an environment that protects their privacy while offering necessary support services. Through education and empowerment programs tailored toward helping homeless individuals to rebuild their lives, we aim to shift the narrative around homelessness from one characterized by shame to one focused on recovery and stability.
The Boerner Administration will seek to reduce homelessness in America by initiating the following efforts in states that need Federal assistance.
- Sheltered Communities for Recovery
- Public and Private Intervention
- Privacy Protections
- Border State Community Development
- Benefits of Community Involvement
Sheltered Communities for Recovery
The Boerner Administration recognizes that homelessness is a complex issue with multiple contributing factors. It believes that addiction plays a significant role in pushing individuals into homelessness, and addressing this underlying cause is crucial to finding lasting solutions. Our approach focuses on creating sheltered communities specifically designed for recovery and rehabilitation purposes.
These sheltered communities will provide safe spaces where individuals struggling with addiction can access comprehensive treatment programs tailored to their needs. We will prioritize partnerships between federal agencies - Health & Human Services (HHS), Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD), and state governments. This comprehensive interdepartmental partnership with state cooperation will ensure the availability of necessary resources and support services such as substance abuse treatment, mental health counseling, job training skills assistance, and educational opportunities.
Sheltered Communities for Recovery is the first step in also addressing underlying economic factors exacerbating the homelessness crisis. Along with addressing addiction-related issues, we recognize the importance of economic stability in preventing homelessness.
High housing costs coupled with out-of-control inflation, has made it increasingly difficult for many Americans to afford stable housing. To address this challenge, our administration will implement policies focused on increasing housing options and creating more job opportunities. We will provide support and opportunity services, so that all citizens have access to decent living conditions.
Additionally, we believe that reducing inflation rates can play an essential role in tackling the homeless problem by making goods more accessible at reasonable prices, which ultimately improves people’s standard of living. Our commitment toward reducing inflation includes ensuring fiscal discipline while investing in sustainable infrastructure projects.
Public and Private Intervention
Public and private intervention from the federal government’s standpoint is crucial in effectively addressing homelessness. The Boerner Administration recognizes that no single entity can solve this complex issue alone, which is why we are committed to implementing a comprehensive approach.
From a public perspective, our administration will prioritize increasing funding for affordable housing programs. We believe in investing in supportive housing models that combine stable housing with essential services such as mental health counseling, substance abuse treatment, and employment assistance. To ensure progress is being made at the state and local levels, we will work collaboratively with governments across the nation to develop tailored strategies based on their specific challenges related to homelessness.
Private sector engagement also plays a critical role in tackling homelessness. We understand the importance of incentivizing corporations, philanthropic organizations, and charitable institutions to contribute resources toward ending homelessness. Through tax incentives and collaborative initiatives with the private sector focused on job training and reintegration into society, we will empower individuals experiencing homelessness by providing them with opportunities for income stability.
By combining public interventions led by the federal government with private sector collaboration through grants, charitable giving incentives, technical assistance, and payroll tax breaks, the Boerner Administration will promote effective partnerships while creating sustainable programs. Through these efforts, giving communities impacted by homelessness the tools they need to address the issue locally as well as in demonstrating our commitment as a nation to ensuring liberty and justice for all.
Addressing the vulnerability of individuals experiencing homelessness, particularly those grappling with addiction or mental health challenges, necessitates a strong commitment to privacy protection. Our administration understands the importance of preserving dignity and confidentiality when implementing policies aimed at addressing these complex issues throughout America.
To ensure strict adherence to privacy practices, our initiatives will prioritize securing sufficient funding from various sources, and establishing partnerships across relevant agencies. By pooling resources and expertise, we can develop comprehensive solutions that cater to the specific needs of marginalized populations affected by homelessness and related societal illnesses.
In tackling these challenges head-on, our administration recognizes the urgency in refining existing programs while also developing new approaches tailored to combating multifaceted adversities faced by homeless individuals. Continuous collaboration and knowledge-sharing within federal agencies as well as working closely with local communities on ground-level implementation will ensure long-term sustainable success. These efforts, such as outreach programs and housing assistance initiatives can be fine-tuned effectively based on ongoing feedback from frontline organizations providing direct support services to those most in need.
Border State Community Development
The Boerner Administration recognizes the need to address both immigration pressures at our borders and the homelessness crisis across America (See Border Security for American Liberty - https://ericboerner.com/news/boerner-border-security/). With a comprehensive approach, we propose community development plans in border states that tackle these interconnected issues simultaneously. By leveraging my experience from Desert Storm and working closely with the Corp of Engineers, State National Guards, and state governors facing migrant influxes, we will create sheltered communities that provide support systems for both migrants seeking asylum and individuals experiencing homelessness.
To effectively utilize existing resources in these regions, such as military bases or unused federal properties, strategic collaboration between local governments and federal agencies is crucial. This collaborative effort will ensure the efficient allocation of resources to develop sheltered communities capable of providing adequate housing options for those without homes while also addressing migration challenges at our borders.
Furthermore, by integrating recovery programs within these sheltered communities for homeless individuals struggling with addiction or mental health concerns, we can help break cycles of dependency that contribute to chronic homelessness. Through education initiatives centered around rehabilitation services provided on-site or through partnerships with local healthcare providers and social service organizations, residents can access interventions tailored to their unique needs.
By approaching border community development through a lens that combines compassionate solutions for people experiencing homelessness while mitigating migration-related challenges effectively - The Boerner Administration aims to transform this cycle into an opportunity for economic growth grounded in human dignity.
Benefits of Community Involvement
The Boerner Administration is committed to transforming the problem of homelessness into an economic benefit for our nation. Our comprehensive approach involves designing recovery programs and providing opportunities within sheltered communities across the country. These programs will empower previously marginalized individuals by equipping them with new skills, and enabling them to find paths back toward independence.
To further bolster these efforts, we will partner with local job placement agencies that can offer purposeful employment opportunities in conjunction with the establishment of businesses adjacent to our sheltered communities. By encouraging enterprises to relocate various business units near these sites, we not only stimulate economic growth in those areas but also enhance accessibility and outreach through broader public-private partnership pipelines. This collaborative approach fosters a sense of normalization, reimagines the potential for homeless individuals, and opens doors for their integration into society as productive members.
By combining recovery programs, employment initiatives, and community development strategies, underpinned by strong public-private collaborations, we believe it is possible to address homelessness effectively, and turn this crisis into an opportunity for economic advancement at both individual and societal levels.
Addressing homelessness is a complex issue that requires a multifaceted approach. Eric Jon Boerner understands the underlying factors such as addiction, mental illness, unemployment, poverty, and lack of affordable housing that contribute to this crisis. Furthermore, the migrant influx increases the downward pressure on the most vulnerable in our society. As President in 2024, he will implement comprehensive solutions in partnership with multi-jurisdictional government bodies by creating sheltered communities specifically designed for recovery purposes, and tailored treatments tied directly to individual needs.
Eric’s administration will prioritize addressing pressing concerns related to wellness realms identified among homeless individuals. By providing targeted treatment programs, and giving them the tools they need for stabilization and emotional well-being, we can empower them toward success while simultaneously relieving burdens on emergency services. The transformational journey doesn’t stop there; his policies also focus on successful support integration into society through employment opportunities and initiatives aimed at breaking intergenerational cycles of homelessness.
By electing Eric Jon Boerner as President in 2024, America has an opportunity to make substantial progress in solving the homelessness crisis once and for all. Through education campaigns tackling stigmas surrounding addiction, and implementing sustainable recovery programs targeting root causes with precision - our nation can experience renewed optimism where everyone has access to a brighter future. Let us join together under his leadership to create meaningful change for all Americans affected by homelessness.
About Eric Jon Boerner for President:
Boerner seeks the 2024 presidential nomination with a compassionate and innovative approach, driven by his extensive federal government leadership experience. He is determined to uplift the nation from the grips of homelessness and bring about positive change for all. To learn more about his campaign and vision for America, visit EricBoerner.com.
For more information or to request an interview, please contact:
Jay Fratt Campaign Director Email: Jay@EricBoerner.com Phone: (360) 936-7478