Helpful Resources on Rapid Re-housing for California County Welfare Departments


Other | August 8, 2014

Helpful Resources on Rapid Re-housing for California County Welfare Departments

The California Department of Social Services is seeking applications from County Welfare Departments to implement the CalWorks Housing Support Program.  This program will be used to provide evidence based interventions to families on CalWorks that are homeless or at risk of homelessness. This intent of this resource page is to provide easy access to useful information about Rapid Re-housing for applicants.  For more information, please contact Sharon McDonald ( 

Rapid Re-housing:  Basic Components and Program Design Resources

Rapid Re-housing: A History and Core Components

Rapid Re-housing: Creating Programs that Work

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Rapid Re-housing Brief

Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing for Survivors of Domestic Violence

Online Training Modules

Housing Barriers Assessment

Housing Search and Location/Developing Relationships with Landlords

Designing Subsidies

Voluntary Service Provision

Outcomes, Community Examples, and Evaluation

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families and Rapid Re-housing Approach

Administration for Children and Families Information Memorandum

Making More Effective Use of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

Case Studies:

                              Mercer County, New Jersey

                              Salt Lake City, Utah

                              CATCH Program of Idaho

Select Powerpoint Resources from 2014 National Conference on Ending Homelessness

               Core Components of Rapid Re-Housing: An Introduction

               Successful Rapid Re-Housing in High Cost Rental Markets

               Rapid Re-housing with Domestic Violence Survivors: Approaches that Work

Other Presentations