Fact Sheet Analyzing the Costs and Offsets of Denver’s Supportive Housing Program
Sarah Gillespie, Devlin Hanson, Josh Leopold, Alyse D. Oneto
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Denver’s expansion of supportive housing through the Denver Supportive Housing Social Impact Bond Initiative is beginning to pay off for the city of Denver, its homeless residents, and a group of investors banking on social impact. This fact sheet highlights the costs and cost offsets associated with the Denver SIB and supportive housing’s effects on outcomes across the housing and homelessness assistance, criminal justice, and health care systems.

Research Areas Crime, justice, and safety Social safety net
Tags Pay for success
Policy Centers Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center