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Understanding Rapid Re-housing: Systematic Review of Rapid Re-housing Outcomes Literature


Authors: Gubits, Daniel     Bishop, Korrin     Dunton, Lauren     Wood, Michelle     Spellman, Brooke E.     Khadduri, Jill    

Report Acceptance Date: July 7, 2018 (49 Pages)

Posted Date: December 18, 2018

The primary goal of rapid re-housing (RRH) is to provide temporary assistance that quickly moves individuals and families who experience literal homelessness into permanent housing while providing appropriate time-limited supports to help them stabilize there (National Alliance to End Homelessness, 2014a). Guidance released by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) in 2012 specifies three core components for RRH programs: (1) housing identification, (2) rent and move-in assistance, and (3) case management and services. This systematic review of RRH outcomes literature summarizes the available evidence on rapid rehousing with a specific focus on how rapid re-housing programs have performed in relation to performance benchmarks. This report also presents descriptive information on the design and implementation of RRH programs, drawing on the research literature and on the authors’ knowledge of RRH practice.

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