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Homelessness & Housing

Stable, affordable, accessible housing represents a key determinant of health and well-being. ASPE conducts work on the intersection of housing and well-being including coordinating HHS's responses to homelessness. 

ASPE research identifies improved care coordination for older adults in affordable housing

ASPE-HUD research has shown that older adults in HUD-assisted housing include a large number of people with chronic health needs and/or high-risk individuals. In general, older adults receiving housing assistance report being in poorer health, having more chronic conditions, and experiencing a higher number of limitations in activities of daily living (ADL) than renters in unassisted housing. The Support and Services at Home (SASH) program in Vermont is a promising approach to providing support services and care coordination to older adults and individuals with disabilities, using affordable housing properties as a platform for service delivery. Under contract from HHS and HUD, RTI International conducted a mixed-methods evaluation of the SASH program. Below are select links to reports from the evaluation:


ASPE-HUD SASH Evaluation
•    SASH Evaluation Highlights from 2010-2016
•    SASH Evaluation Findings, 2010-2016

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Summary of CICH Interim Reports

February 24, 2008
BackgroundA cornerstone effort of the increased focus on chronic homelessness was the development of the Collaborative Initiative to Help End Chronic Homelessness (CICH), an innovative demonstration project coordinated by the U.S.

Characteristics and Dynamics of Homeless Families with Children

September 30, 2007
Final Report Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation Office of Human Services PolicyU.S. Department of Health and Human Services Fall 2007