A program that diverts some people with a history of homelessness from Los Angeles County jails into permanent supportive housing can significantly lower taxpayer spending on services such as hospital care and shelter use.
This report examines a Los Angeles County initiative to provide long-term housing and supportive services as an alternative to jail for individuals with a history of homelessness and chronic behavioral or physical health conditions.
The Just in Reach Pay for Success program diverted people with a history of homelessness from Los Angeles County jails into permanent supportive housing. It achieved a one-year housing stability rate of 82 percent. And most of its costs were offset by a reduction in the use of other county services.
The authors present the final evaluation of the Pima County Housing First Initiative, which offers permanent supportive housing and case management for individuals who are involved with the criminal justice system and have experienced homelessness.
What are the impacts and shortcomings of the housing choice voucher (HCV) program, and what are the potential effects of reforms to stabilize access to affordable housing for the most-vulnerable Californians?
This study describes a PSH program administered by a Medicaid managed care plan, serving individuals experiencing homelessness with complex medical histories, and outlines participants' perceptions on the relationship between quality of housing and QOL.
This study uses data from 14 qualitative interviews with senior leaders and nine focus groups with tenants and program staff to understand tenant experiences with permanent supportive housing programs, as they relate to care coordination.
This report presents early findings on the progress of the Breaking Barriers program, which provides Los Angeles County adults on probation with a time-limited housing subsidy, case management, and employment supports.
Recognizing the potential power of close collaboration, two federal programs that provide support to low-income people with HIV came together to determine how they could integrate data to improve outcomes for individuals with HIV who also experience housing instability. This toolkit, the result of that project, is an effort to demystify the data integration process and help others share data and coordinate services across providers.
The Housing Assistance Supply Experiment showed that housing allowances do not cause serious price increases, contrary to many pre-experiment predictions. Empirical observation and theoretical analyses both indicate that even during the initial, max...
Proposes an experimental design for testing supply response to housing allowance demand. Problems include (1) quantifying changes in housing service flow, (2) creating a small-scale market, (3) focusing and stabilizing demand, (4) observing response...
Explores the feasibility of providing homeowners' housing allowances in the Housing Assistance Supply Experiment (HASE) through an existing program of mortgage subsidies for low-income homeowners, Sec. 235 of the National Housing Act. Compares the ...
Reviews the conjectures about allowances' market effects, summarizes evidence from the Housing Assistance Supply Experiment, and explains why the allowance program has not engendered the price inflation that was expected.