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Resources by Topic: About Chronic Homelessness

Products related to defining chronic homelessness, identifying the number of chronically homeless persons in a given area/region, describing the needs of chronically homeless persons, comparing the costs of current and alternative approaches to meeting those needs, or otherwise contributing to a better understanding of this subpopulation of homeless persons.

  Resource Title Date Completed Abstract
HUD icon HUD Secretary Jackson Announces Reduction in Chronic Homelessness Nov 2007 On Wednesday, November 7, 2007, HUD Secretary Alphonso Jackson held a press conference announcing an 11.5% reduction in the number of persons reported as chronically homeless....  More
HUD icon Defining Chronic Homelessness: A Technical Guide for HUD Programs Sep 2007 This technical guide is intended for non-profit local housing and service providers as well as local government agencies that are under contract with the U.S. Department of Ho....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Costs of Serving Homeless Individuals in Nine Cities (Report) Nov 2004 This report compares the daily cost of supportive housing in various cities. Presents the cost of supportive housing side by side with the cost of a day in a shelter, jail, o....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Closer to Home: Interim Housing for Long-Term Shelter Residents: A Study of the Kelly Hotel Jun 2004 This report shows that a subgroup of homeless individuals have become long-term residents of NYC shelters has spurred a search for new approaches to engaging them in services....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Supportive Housing and Its Impact on the Public Health Crisis of Homelessness Jan 2004 This publication announces the results of research done between 1996 and 2000 on more than 200 people who have lived at the Canon Kip Community House and the Lyric Hotel in Ca....  More
Other Federal icon Blueprint for Change: Ending Chronic Homelessness for Persons with Serious Mental Illnesses and/or Co-Occurring Substance Use Disorders Jan 2003 This report is intended for service providers seeking strategies to end chronic homelessness among persons with serious mental illnesses and co-occurring substance-abuse disor....  More
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HUD icon Supportive Housing Services and Case Management: Services for People with Special Needs (Curriculum and Handouts) Jan 2003 This six-hour training curriculum is intended for those training supportive-housing staff to understand the spectrum of special needs tenants might have. Part of the Supportiv....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Pathways to Housing Dec 2002 "Pathways to Housing," a homeless service provider, was featured in PBS's Newshour on Dec 30 2002. This link provides a transcript of the segment as well as a video stream.  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon The New York/New York Agreement Cost Study: The Impact of Supportive Housing on Services Use for Homeless Mentally Ill Individuals May 2001 A Summary of: The Impact of Supportive Housing for Homeless Persons with Severe Mental Illness on the Utilization of the Public Health, Corrections and Emergency Shelter Syste....  More
Non-Governmental Organization icon Keeping the Door Open to People with Drug Problems - Volumes I, II, and III Jan 2000 This three-part guide is intended for employment program managers and staff seeking tips on serving people with drug problems. Volume I, targeted at managers, discusses system....  More
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