Faith-based organizations serve as the backbone of the emergency shelter system in this country – operating at a minimum nearly 30 percent of emergency shelter beds for families and single adults at the national level. They play a critical role […]
Emergency shelters play a critical role in ending homelessness. Effective shelters should embrace a Housing First approach, offer immediate and low-barrier access to anyone facing a housing crisis, and measure shelter performance in order to improve results. The Emergency Shelter Learning Series […]
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 […]
Learn how two successful programs – Homefull in Dayton, OH, and Friendship Place, in Washington, DC – are able to successfully rapidly re-house households with no income.
The Transatlantic Practice Exchange (the Exchange) provided an opportunity for UK and US professionals in the homeless assistance field to spend up to two weeks in the spring of 2016 with an organization “across the pond” to learn about innovative […]