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Conference Presentation  |  February 15, 2008

New research examining patterns of family shelter use is raising questions about how communities should allocate homeless assistance resources. This advanced workshop for public and community leaders examined new research on shelter utilization and highlight strategies communities are using to target resources more efficiently and achieve better system-wide outcomes.

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Conference Presentation  |  February 15, 2008
Helping families experiencing homelessness to quickly re-access permanent housing and offering them home-based case management services following a housing placement has contributed to declines in family homelessness. This workshop examined the key elements of rapid re-housing programs, including how they operate, how to fund them, and how to know if they are successful.
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Best Practice  |  February 15, 2008
RHISCO County partners used this worksheet to guide their planning process. This tool would be useful for any community looking to create a ten year plan to end homelessness.
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Solutions Brief  |  February 15, 2008
This document provides recommendations for how to create a ten year plan to end homelessness and identifies different communities that have successfully incorporated particular elements of a ten year plan.
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Solutions Brief  |  February 15, 2008
This document outlines the various options for administering a homeless survey.
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Best Practice  |  February 15, 2008
This document served as a template as RHISCO Counties created their ten year plans to end homelessness. Other communities can look to this document for suggestions on creating their own local ten year plans.
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Audio  |  February 14, 2008
Rapidly re-housing homeless families is critical to ending homelessness. In communities where there is a lack of affordable housing and no infrastructure to triage and assess housing needs, rapid re-housing is challenging. Is rapid re-housing in rural areas possible? Hear from one service provider about how to create a rapid re-housing program in a rural community, why it’s important to engage partners, and where to find affordable housing resources.
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Newsletters  |  February 12, 2008
February 12, 2008
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Newsletters  |  February 5, 2008
February 5, 2008
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Expert Q & A  |  February 4, 2008

Take a five minute break from whatever you are doing to hear about emerging issues, new research, and personal stories from experts and leaders in homelessness and housing policy.

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Newsletters  |  January 29, 2008
January 29, 2008
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Community Snapshot  |  January 29, 2008

Homelessness in Chicago decreased 12 percent from 6,715 in 2005 to 5,922 in 2007. Learn how they accomplished their success.

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Solutions Brief  |  January 29, 2008

Housing vouchers are successful in helping families exit homelessness and can protect poor families from becoming homeless. This paper summarizes those research findings and draws out their implications for housing policymakers.

 
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Newsletters  |  January 22, 2008
January 22, 2008
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Newsletters  |  January 15, 2008
January 15, 2008

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