Category: Individual Adults

Emergency Shelter Learning Series

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 […]

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’ […]

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