HHS/ASPE. U. S. Department of Health and Human Services.Background

Linking Human Services and Housing Assistance
for Homeless Families and Families at Risk of Homelessness

April 2012

Prepared by:
Alvaro Cortes, Ph.D., Lauren Dunton, M.P.P, Meghan Henry, M.A., Howard Rolston, Ph.D., and Jill Khadduri, Ph.D.

Contributing Authors:
Tom Albanese, Katherine Dahlem, Emily Holt, Ruby Jennings, Jill Spangler, Matt White, and Erin Wilson

Prepared for:
Alana Landey

Prepared by:
Abt Associates Inc.

About this Report
This final report presents findings from the Linking Human Services and Housing Supports to Address Family Homelessness project.  Through in-depth, on-site case studies, this study observed 14 communities that coordinate federally funded housing supports and comprehensive services to more effectively serve homeless families and families at risk of becoming homeless.  Seven of the models include participation from local public housing agencies (PHAs).  The report includes information about the structure of the programs examined, common promising practices identified across the models, and detailed case studies of the 14 models.

This Report is available on the Internet at:
http://aspe.hhs.gov/hsp/12/LinkingServices2HomelessFamilies/index.shtml

PDF Version
This report is only available in PDF format (186 pages) and is accessible.
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How to Obtain a Printed Copy

To obtain a printed copy of this report, send the title and your mailing information to:

Human Services Policy, Room 404E
Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Ave, SW
Washington, DC 20201

Fax:  (202) 690-6562
Email:  pic@hhs.gov


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Last updated:  04/24/2012