1.14 Prevention Strategies

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Conference Presentation | July 22, 2013

Files: Prevention Strategies by Marti Burt, Kelly Mulligan, David Wertheimer (PDF | 1.54 MB | 16 slides) Targeting Homelessness Prevention Programs by Sara Zuiderveen (PDF | 2.46 MB 15 slides)

When targeted effectively, prevention assistance can aid households in preserving their current housing situations and can reduce the number of people entering the homeless assistance system. This workshop will discuss research and the cost effectiveness of different approaches to providing prevention assistance.

  • Martha Burt, Urban Institute, Washington, DC
  • Kelly Mulligan, HomeStart, Inc., Boston, MA
  • David Wertheimer, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA (Moderator)
  • Sara Zuiderveen, NYC Department of Homeless Services, New York, NY