Government Computer News: City mines eviction filings to slow homelessness

"SumAll Foundation, a nonprofit that provides civic analytics to the social sector, is working with the city’s Department of Homeless Services (DHS), to anticipate evictions and help identify families at risk of becoming homeless in the near future. Armed with that information, social workers can prioritize those at risk, visiting residences and leaving information on services, including legal and housing programs, which could prevent a family from entering a shelter. "

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