4.11 Hospitals to Housing: Preventing Homelessness for People Exiting Hospitals


Conference Presentation | July 26, 2012

Files: Service Models for Medically Frail Populations: Recommendations from The National Leadership Initiative to End Elder Homelessness by Steve Renahan (PDF | 2.83 MB | 26 slides) The Chicago Hospital to Housing Program by Arturo V. Bendixen (PDF | 3.64 MB | 28 slides) Datasheet: Studies on Supportive Housing Yield Results for Health of Homeless and Cost Savings (DOC | 41 KB | 3 pages) For Every 100 Housed, $1,000,000 saved in Public Funds by Anirban Basu, et al.(DOC | 1.04 MB | 1 page)

Many people who experience chronic homelessness have severe health problems that result in hospitalization. This workshop will provide examples of how hospitals and homeless assistance providers are working together to house people after a hospital stay.

The powerpoint presentations for this workshop are available for download above.


  • Arturo Bendixen, AIDS Foundation of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Steve Renahan, Shelter Partnership, Los Angeles, CA (Moderator)
  • Andrea White, Housing Innovations, Lake Peekskill, NY