1.4 Rapid Re-Housing: An Introduction

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Conference Presentation | February 21, 2013

Files: Rapid Re-Housing: An Introduction by Michelle Flynn (PDF | 849 KB 12 slides)

Rapid re-housing is a cost-effective solution to homelessness that involves providing assistance locating new housing, short-term rental assistance, and follow-up case management services. This workshop will highlight communities’ experiences successfully implementing rapid re-housing to respond to family homelessness. Presenters will outline the basic housing and service components involved in the rapid re-housing model and provide examples of the results local communities have achieved in reducing homelessness using this approach.

  • Kris Billhardt, Volunteers of America, Oregon – Home Free, Portland
  • Michelle Flynn, The Road Home, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Ann Oliva, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, DC (Speaker/Moderator)