Drawn from more than a dozen interviews and site visits with rapid re-housing providers from across the country, this report shines a spotlight on why robust employment, training, and related supportive services are key to the success of rapid re-housing participants. The report offers program-level recommendations for enhancing the design and delivery of rapid re-housing with employment supports and puts forward bold policy ideas for helping to ensure that the rapid re-housing model can provide pathways to employment and economic opportunity for all families experiencing or at-risk of homelessness. This report offers a range of stakeholders actionable steps for integrating rapid re-housing and employment, including rapid re-housing providers and administrators, Continuum of Care leadership, government officials, policymakers, advocates, philanthropy, and researchers.
Integrating Rapid Re-Housing & Employment: Program & Policy Recommendations for Enhancing Rapid Re-Housing
by Caitlin C. Schnur; Chris Warland; Melissa Young; Tara MaguireMar 29, 2017