5.1 Helping Youth Pay Rent: Short- and Long-Term Solutions


Conference Presentation | February 22, 2013

Files: Youth Counts: A Rapid Re-Housing Program by Tina Brown (PDF | 207 KB | 14 slides)

For youth who are able to live independently, rental assistance and help finding employment may be enough to end their experiences of homelessness. Presenters will discuss designing, implementing, and evaluating a variety of short-term rental assistance programs for youth. Discussion will also include how programs are preparing youth to transition off of short-term rent subsidies and into sustainable employment.

  • Darla Bardine, National Network for Youth, Washington, DC(Moderator)
  • Tiana Brown, The Salvation Army of Central Ohio, Delaware, OH
  • Christy Saxton, First Place for Youth, Oakland, CA