Rapid Re-Housing Research

Research on rapid re-housing as an effective intervention is in its relative infancy. Results from the major national studies on rapid re-housing are yet to be published, but smaller local and state studies have been done and some outcomes from federal programs are available.

Research on rapid re-housing as an effective intervention is in its relative infancy. Results from the major national studies on rapid re-housing are yet to be published, but smaller local and state studies have been done and some outcomes from federal programs are available. The resources on this page review and analyze currently available data and highlight communities that have seen success implementing rapid re-housing. As new research and data emerge, the Alliance will continue to highlight and analyze findings.

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Community Snapshot | January 28, 2014
This Community Snapshot of Memphis-Shelby County, Tennessee provides an overview of the community’s progress on ending homelessness. From 2012 to 2014, overall homelessness in Memphis-Shelby County, Tennessee decreased by 21 percent and chronic homelessness among individuals decreased by 39 percent. And, the number of homeless families decreased by 30 percent, from 214 families in 2012 to 149 families in 2014.
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Interactive Tool | May 24, 2012
The goal of this map is to display the progress rapid re-housing programs are making across the country and to encourage local communities to share the results with key stakeholders, decision makers, and policymakers so they can understand the tremendous impact these programs have had and can continue to have with sufficient resources.
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Solutions Brief | May 21, 2012
Across the country, communities are implementing rapid re-housing to respond to family homelessness, and they are demonstrating impressive results. Communities are successfully, and quickly, re-housing families at a minimal cost by providing assistance locating new housing, short-term rental assistance, and follow-up case management focused on employment. In doing so, they are improving the lives of families.