Rapid Re-Housing Certification

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Other | February 15, 2013

Files: Rapid Re-Housing Certification Application (DOCX | 43 KB | 11 pages) Rapid Re-Housing Certification Overview (DOCX | 52 KB | 6 pages) Slides from Rapid Re-Housing Certification Overview Webinar (PDF | 1 MB | 24 pages)

This certification process was developed by the National Alliance to End Homelessness to certify providers as proficient in providing rapid re-housing assistance. To learn more about the certification and to complete the required forms, please download the documents at the top of this page. Any questions about the certification should be directed to Anna Blasco, at ablasco@naeh.org.

Purpose and Goals of Certification process
The Rapid Re-Housing Certification (RRH Certification) is designed to help providers, funders, and other stakeholders to identify the qualities of effective rapid re-housing programs and to determine which of providers are providing rapid re-housing assistance effectively. The RRH Certification focuses on identifying organizations that quickly re-house individuals and families while reducing the risk of future episodes of homelessness. The RRH Certification is not intended to fully assess other services provided as part of a rapid re-housing program, such as mental health, treatment, employment, and child care.

Summary of Certification Process
The RRH Certification can be administered by the National Alliance to End Homelessness. To apply for RRH Certification, a homeless assistance provider should notify the Alliance of its interest in being certified and submit the attached application (Application for Rapid Re-Housing Certification) along with all requested information.
If you receive certification, you will be able to identify that your organization received Rapid Re-housing Certification from the National Alliance to End Homelessness. The certification lasts for a period of 3 years. The Alliance will send a letter making the certification official.

Instructional Webinar 
The webinar below reviews the Certification and discusses common mistakes applicants make. The webinar slides are availible for download above.