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Housing First in Permanent Supportive Housing Brief

Date Published: July 2014

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Description

This brief provides an overview of the principles and core components of the Housing First model. It also provides information to permanent supportive housing providers about how they can implement a Housing First approach if they are not already doing so. Housing First is an approach to quickly and successfully connect individuals and families experiencing homelessness to permanent housing without preconditions and barriers to entry, such as sobriety, treatment or service participation requirements. Supportive services are offered to maximize housing stability and prevent returns to homelessness as opposed to addressing predetermined treatment goals prior to permanent housing entry.

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Tags: CoC Homelessness Prevention and Assistance - Permanent Supportive Housing
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  • HUD
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  • HUD Approved