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The financing, delivery and effectiveness of programs to reduce homelessness

This report is one of three reports to be released as part of an AHURI Inquiry into the funding and delivery of programs to reduce homelessness.

Effectiveness of the homelessness service system

There is a large body of evidence on the effectiveness of individual homelessness services and programs in terms of client outcomes. Overwhelmingly this evidence shows that individual services and programs are effective in bringing about positive housing and non- housing outcomesfor their clients; they are also cost-effective.

What are the health, social and economic benefits of providing public housing and support to formerly homeless people?

This report finds that supporting formerly homeless people and those at risk of homelessness into public housing in Western Australia reduces their use of health services as well as the frequency with which they do so.

Supportive housing is cheaper than chronic homelessness

It costs the state government more to keep a person chronically homeless than it costs to provide permanent supportive housing to end homelessness, recent research shows.

Older Persons Experiencing Homelessness - Their perceptions and needs influencing supportive interior design and architecture

America’s homeless population is growing older. Achieving the goal of ending homelessness requires the development of coordinated community response systems, which include diversion prevention and intervention strategies that are targeted toward homeless individuals and families of all ages.

The New Social Housing Concept in Czech Republic 2015-2025

In October 2015, the Czech Parliament approved the “Social Housing Concept of Czech Republic 2015 – 2025”. This Concept is a document identifying the most significant issues in social housing in Czech Republic and defining the measures that have to be implemented in the next 10 years to achieve the goals set in the field of social housing.

The AHURI Inquiry on homelessness funding in Australia

The purpose of this Discussion Paper is to set the scene for the AHURI Inquiry on homeless funding in Australia which will examine, and provide evidence on, the financing of homelessness services and mainstream services supporting the homeless in Australia.

The Concept of Preventing and Tackling Homelessness Issues in the Czech Republic until 2020

This first national Concept of Preventing and Tackling Homelessness Issues in the Czech Republic until 2020 should contribute to fulfilling the poverty objective to which the Czech Republic committed itself within the National Reform Programs. The Concept responds to both the Czech Republic’s needs and the EU requirement to intensify the “targeting of social services on the most disadvantaged gro

The cost of homelessness and the net benefit of homelessness programs: a national study

Specialist Homelessness Services (SHS) aim to assist people who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, to access and maintain stable and secure accommodation. Integral in achieving these outcomes, they aim also to assist clients to become self- reliant and independent, improve health and well-being outcomes and to re-establish positive social connections and employment participation.

Ageing in what place? Stage One: Case Studies

These case studies form part of the final report on Stage One of Hanover Welfare Service’s research into the experience of housing crisis and homelessness for older Victorians.
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