Category: Chronic Homelessness

Ending Chronic Homelessness Saves Taxpayers Money

A chronically homeless person costs the taxpayer an average of $35,578 per year. This study shows how costs on average are reduced by 49.5% when they are placed in supportive housing. Supportive housing costs on average $12,800, making the net […]

Improving Accuracy in the 2017 Unsheltered PIT Count

In this webinar, Claudia Powell from the University of Arizona’s Southwest Institute for Research on Women and Brian Roccapriore from the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness discuss strategies and rationale for using sampling and extrapolation to improve the accuracy and […]

Reallocating Permanent Supportive Housing

After years of emphasis on reallocating low performing transitional housing programs, many communities are finding their Continuum of Care (CoC) portfolios are almost entirely composed of permanent housing projects. CoCs should evaluate permanent supportive housing (PSH) projects and consider reallocation […]

Continuing a movement that’s Built for Zero

by Jayme Day Steve Berg, our Vice President, and I had the opportunity to spend three energizing days last week in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the the Zarrow Mental Health Symposium. Here are some things that struck us about the event: […]

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