Posts Tagged ‘Permanent Supportive Housing’

Permanent Supportive Housing: A Cost-Effective Alternative in the District of Columbia

November 28, 2011 • No Comments »

In our last “Meet the Continuum of Housing” report on Supportive Housing, we are posting a report issued by the CNHED Supportive Housing Working Group, Fall/Winter 2011. You can see the full report (with graphs!) here. Permanent supportive housing (also permanent supported housing or PSH) is a successful, cost-effective combination of affordable housing with services that […]

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Recommendation for Inclusion of Permanent Supportive Housing in all Publicly Supported Large Scale Development Projects

November 21, 2011 • No Comments »

Issued by the Supportive Housing Working Group, Fall/Winter 2011 Permanent supportive housing (PSH) is a successful, cost-effective combination of affordable housing with services that helps people live more stable, productive lives.  PSH is a proven, efficient way to address homelessness by helping people who face the most complex challenges, such as mental illness, chemical dependency, […]

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Supportive Housing Funding

November 7, 2011 • No Comments »

This year, the Supportive Housing section of the Continuum of Housing saw cuts from a variety of directions. A $20.5 million cut was proposed to homeless services, putting shelter at risk for 1,500 single adults. The majority of cuts to emergency shelter and homeless services were restored as a result of dedicated public pressure and […]

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Meet Supportive Housing

October 3, 2011 • 1 Comment »

Supportive housing meets the needs of the lowest income range of the Continuum of Housing. Supportive housing provides housing or shelter for people who are homeless or are at risk of homelessness, as well as for those who have special needs such as persons who are HIV positive, have a physical or mental disability, or […]

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