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Understanding Rapid Re-housing: Supplemental Analysis of Data from the Family Options Study


Authors: Walton, Douglas     Wood, Michelle     Rodriguez, Jason     Khadduri, Jill     Gubits, Daniel     Dunton, Lauren     Shinn, Marybeth    

Report Acceptance Date: April 26, 2018 (42 pages)

Posted Date: December 18, 2018

Rapid re-housing programs provide temporary assistance to individuals and families who experience homelessness so they may quickly move into permanent housing and stabilize there (National Alliance to End Homelessness, 2014). Since 2009, the number of communities in the United States using rapid re-housing (RRH) programs to address homelessness has grown from just a few to several hundred. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is sponsoring the Understanding Rapid Re-housing Study to address important questions about RRH assistance. To carry out the study, Abt Associates is synthesizing the current body of research available on RRH, conducting new analysis of existing data, and collecting new data to analyze current RRH program designs and households’ experiences using RRH assistance.This paper is the deliverable for Task 6 of the Understanding Rapid Re-housing Study. The paper presents new analysis about short-term rent subsidies and associated services provided by rapid re-housing programs using data collected for the Family Options Study.

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