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Most Important and Recommended Studies

Most Important and Recommended Studies



Supportive Services Demonstration and Evaluation: Testing the Integrated Wellness in Supportive Housing (IWISH) Model

HUD’s Supportive Services Demonstration is a large, cluster randomized-controlled trial that leverages HUD-assisted properties as a platform for the coordination and delivery of services to better address the interdependent health and supportive service needs of its older residents.

Evaluation of the Section 811 Project Rental Assistance program

The evaluation of the Section 811 Project Rental Assistance (PRA) program is assessing the implementation and effectiveness of this new model of housing assistance for extremely low-income nonelderly adults with disabilities, authorized by the Frank Melville Supportive Housing Investment Act of 2010.


Understanding Rapid Re-housing study

The Understanding Rapid Re-housing study is a multi-year project undertaken to address important questions about rapid re-housing (RRH) assistance and how it is administered by organizations and experienced by program participants in communities around the country.


Annual Homeless Assessment Report

The Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) is a HUD report to the U.S. Congress that provides nationwide estimates of homelessness, including information about the demographic characteristics of homeless persons, service use patterns, and the capacity to house homeless persons.


National Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Evaluation

In 2012, HUD commissioned a national random assignment evaluation of the Family-Self Sufficiency (FSS) program’s impacts on labor market and other quality of life outcomes for households receiving Housing Choice Vouchers (HCVs).


Recently Completed Research

Recently Completed Research


All Completed Research

All Completed Research


Ongoing Research

Ongoing Research