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Pay For Success: Permanent Supportive Housing Demonstration


Authors: Walsh, Kelly     DuBois, Nicole     Batko, Samantha     Salerno, Clare     Noble, Eleanor     Liberman, Akiva     Cunningham, Mary K.     Urban Institute    

Report Acceptance Date: March 2021 (2 pages)

Posted Date: August 09, 2021

In 2016, the U.S. Departments of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) launched the Pay for Success Permanent Supportive Housing Demonstration (the Demonstration). PFS is an innovative financing model that links payment for programs to the outcomes they achieved. The Year 3 Report that was just published provides a complete picture of the sites’ achievements and challenges through December 2019. In this updated infographic you can see the sites’ latest progress through March 2021. The latest March 2021 updated infographic demonstrates (1) implementation progress for three of the 6 sites, with one more site (Anchorage) advancing to join Los Angeles and Lane County in the project implementation phase, and that (2) transaction structuring work continues for the other three sites. Data collection for Years 4 and 5 of the Demonstration continues.

Click here for the Evaluation of the HUD-DOJ Pay for Success (PFS) Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) Demonstration.


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