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Veterans Homelessness Prevention Demonstration Evaluation

December 9, 2015

This report documents the outcomes of veterans served by the Veterans Homelessness Prevention Demonstration program (VHPD), one element of the Obama administration's signature initiative to end veteran homelessness. It describes the housing, employment, and health of veterans before they entered VHPD and 6 months after leaving the program. It discusses the lessons learned through VHPD, strongly emphasizing how important it is to reach out to veterans in ways that appeal to them (including peer-to-peer outreach and having veterans on staff) and the benefits of bringing together housing assistance, case management, and employment services.

Housing as a Platform for Formerly Incarcerated Persons

May 7, 2012

Outlines the options for and barriers to securing housing for former prisoners; the need for stable, affordable housing in order to maintain employment and avoid substance abuse and recidivism; and models for housing as a platform for positive outcomes.

Housing as a Platform for Improving Outcomes for Older Renters

May 7, 2012

Explores how housing can help support the independence and well-being of low-income renters age 50 or older, barriers to aging in place, housing service options and challenges, and conditions for positive outcomes, such as affordability and accessibility.