Chile’s El Mercurio featured our What Works Cities project in Santiago, where the GPL is advising the city on their landscape maintenance contracts. Read more about the project here, and read more about results-driven contracting here.
In a commentary published by Governing’s Better, Faster, Cheaper blog on April 18, GPL Program Director Hanna Azemati laid out eight methods for local governments to transform contracting by managing procurements more strategically. Read more.
On March 27, Governing's Better, Faster, Cheaper blog published a commentary written by GPL Program Director Hanna Azemati and Director of Research & Innovation Gloria Gong on ways to maximize the potential of the Pay for Success model with federal funding made available by the recent SIPPRA legislation. Read more.Read more about 5 Ways to Make the Most of Pay for Success
This project feature describes how the GPL provided pro bono technical assistance to help Massachusetts launch a supportive housing initiative to reduce chronic homelessness. This project will provide permanent supportive housing for up to 800 individuals over six years and demonstrates an innovative model of sustainable state support for chronically homeless individuals. As of April 2018, the project has housed 678 individuals.