Salt Lake City has been heralded for its ground-breaking systems change approach to breaking the cycle of homelessness. But is this model replicable in other cities where housing prices are at all all-time high and the institutional support, particularly from the Church, is less robust? What about housing first policy works? What creative financing mechanisms can other cities use to ensure that their residents are housed and stay housed? There are lessons to be learned from a lesser known success story in Santa Clara (CA).