Category: Individual Adults

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 […]

2016 Transatlantic Practice Exchange Report

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 […]

Services for Single Adults and Their Costs

A recent study out of LA County found that the public service costs for approximately 150,000 single adults, who had been homeless at some point during the 2014-2015 fiscal year, added up to $1 billion dollars. Researchers tracked these individuals’ […]

Re-Entry Services 101

People returning to the community from jail or prison, or those who have criminal records, often face numerous barriers to securing safe, stable, affordable housing. Housing is vital to successful reentry and for efforts to end homelessness. When homeless service providers understand how the criminal justice system works they can develop more effective partnerships and better serve people who are experiencing homelessness or those who are at risk. Watch our webinar on the topic

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