The purpose of this report is to present the findings from the project’s quantitative analysis of federal HIV housing programs and qualitative study of a set of IHHP grantees. The report aims to answer the following questions for each component:
Quantitative HIV Housing Analysis Research Questions:
- What is the prevalence and incidence of HIV/AIDS in the United States?
- What proportion of the HIV/AIDS population receives federal HIV housing assistance?
- What is the level of funding for federal HIV housing assistance?
- What federal HIV housing assistance services are provided?
- What are the characteristics of participants in federal HIV housing programs?
- What are the outcomes of federal HIV housing assistance programs?
- Can available federal data support an analysis of the association between housing assistance, enhanced housing status, increased access and retention in HIV care, and improved clinical outcomes?
Qualitative Study of Integrated HIV Housing Research Questions:
- What are best practices among HOPWA’s integrated HIV housing programs?
- How do these program models integrate housing and HIV care at the individual service, organizational data management, and community planning levels?
- How do these programs identify and enroll eligible people, assess their service needs, and integrate housing, HIV care, and other supports?
- How do these programs link housing and health care data in their organizational data systems?
- How is the planning and coordination of housing, HIV care, and other support services integrated at the community level?
- What approaches promote or hinder the integration of housing, HIV care, and other support services?