Brief HOST Year 2: Implementation and Expansion
Molly M. Scott, Elsa Falkenburger, Marla McDaniel, Amy Khare, Susan J. Popkin
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Housing Opportunity and Services Together (HOST), launched by the Urban Institute with the support of the Open Society Foundations in December 2010, is an innovative approach to coordinating services and programs for adults and youth in public and mixed-income housing. HOST's core case management component helps parents in low-income neighborhoods confront their key barriers to self-sufficiencypoor physical and mental health, addictions, low literacy and educational attainment, and historically weak connections to the labor forcewhile simultaneously integrating services for children and youth.

Research Areas Neighborhoods, cities, and metros Children and youth Families Housing
Tags Federal housing programs and policies Economic well-being Neighborhoods and youth development Kids in context
Policy Centers Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center