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CSH Report: Improving Community-wide Targeting of Supportive Housing to End Chronic Homelessness: The Promise of Coordinated Assessement

A decade of research on best practices for serving families and individuals experiencing homelessness has led to significant policies at the local and federal levels transforming the ways we address the needs of our most vulnerable people.   One key ...
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NAEH Toolkit: Rapid Re-Housing

The National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH) has created a toolkit designed to provide sample materials organizations and rapid re-housing program staff can use as a part of rapid re-housing. Rapid re-housing has three core components: housing identification, financial rent ...

HHS Reports on Using Medicaid for Chronically Homeless People

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released two reports: A Primer on Using Medicaid for People Experiencing Chronic Homelessness and Tenants of Permanent Supportive Housing, and a companion document, Medicaid and Permanent Supportive Housing for Chronically ...

Implementing Housing First in Permanent Supportive Housing

The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH), with assistance from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, has published a new fact sheet to help service providers understand how Housing First can fit into a permanent supportive housing framework. ...

VA Housing First Implementation Brief

In April 2014, the VA National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans released an evaluation of a Housing First pilot program. According to the evaluation, providing housing to homeless veterans without requiring them to meet standards of abstinence or psychiatric stability ...

Opening Doors: Annual Update 2013

Three years have passed since the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) launched Opening Doors: Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness. This update provides the latest data on the number of people experiencing homelessness, an overview of the ...

Out of Reach 2014

Every year for more than 20 years, the National Low Income Housing Coalition releases Out of Reach, their report on the Housing Wage: the wage one must earn in order to afford a modest rental home in communities across the ...

Tuesdays @ Two Reducing Chronic Homelessness Series: Winston-Salem

  On October 15, 2013, NCCEH held the third in a series of three webinars about reducing chronic homelessness. This webinar highlighted Winston-Salem/Forsyth County, which has reduced chronic homelessness by 58% since 2005. Presenters Andrea Kurtz, Senior Director of Housing ...

Tuesdays @ Two Reducing Chronic Homelessness Series: Wilmington

  On September 24, 2013, NCCEH held the second in a series of three webinars about reducing chronic homelessness. This webinar highlighted Wilmington and the Cape Fear area (New Hanover, Brunswick, and Pender Counties), which have reduced chronic homelessness by ...

USICH Housing First Checklist: A Practical Tool for Assessing Housing First in Practice

Housing First is an approach where homeless persons are provided immediate access to housing and then offered the supportive services that may be needed to foster long-term stability and prevent a return to homelessness. This approach removes unnecessary barriers and ...