Overview: Drawn from more than a dozen interviews and site visits with rapid re-housing providers from across the country, this report shines a spotlight on why robust employment, training, and related supportive services are key to the success of rapid re-housing participants. The report offers program-level recommendations for enhancing the design and delivery of rapid re-housing with employment supports and puts forward bold policy ideas for helping to ensure that the rapid re-housing model can provide pathways to employment and economic opportunity for all families experiencing or at-risk of homelessness. This report offers a range of stakeholders actionable steps for integrating rapid re-housing and employment, including rapid re-housing providers and administrators, Continuum of Care leadership, government officials, policymakers, advocates, philanthropy, and researchers.
Publication Date: March 2017
Author: Heartland Alliance’s National Initiatives on Poverty & Economic Opportunity
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