Brief Planning the Housing Opportunity and Services Together Demonstration
Challenges and Lessons Learned
Susan J. Popkin, Molly M. Scott, Joe Parilla, Elsa Falkenburger, Marla McDaniel, Shinwon Kyung
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The multisite Housing Opportunity and Services Together (HOST) demonstration is an ambitious effort to test strategies that use housing as a platform for services to improve the life chances of vulnerable children, youth, and adults. This brief provides an overview of the project's early challenges and successes to offer practitioners insights on the planning and design of "dual generation" interventions and to inform policy supporting comprehensive place-based initiatives.
Research Areas Crime, justice, and safety Education Neighborhoods, cities, and metros Children and youth Families Workforce Housing
Tags Workforce development Federal housing programs and policies Economic well-being Juvenile justice Kids in context Neighborhoods and youth development
Policy Centers Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center