Brief Breaking the Homelessness–Jail Cycle in Denver
Sarah Gillespie, Devlin Hanson, Mary K. Cunningham, Mike Pergamit, Shiva Kooragayala
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An experiment in supportive housing 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 early results from the Denver Supportive Housing Social Impact Bond Initiative.
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