Inside an open concept room with a kitchen, dining table, and couch, one woman hangs a bicycle on a wall rack, another woman reads a book on the couch, and a third woman looks at her phone.

Increasing Housing Options for Homeless Populations Through a Shared Housing Approach

Inadequate supply presents a challenge to people transitioning from homelessness to permanent, stable housing. At the National Alliance to End Homelessness’ 2020 Solutions for Individual Homeless Adults conference, held in February 2020 in Oakland, California, one group of panelists discussed a strategy that could expand housing options while providing benefits that go beyond simply increasing the number of available units.

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