Research Report System Change Accomplishments of the Corporation for Supportive Housing's Returning Home Initiative
Jocelyn Fontaine, Caterina Gouvis Roman, Martha R. Burt
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In 2006, the Corporation for Supportive Housing launched its Returning Home Initiative (RHI) with two goals: 1) to establish permanent supportive housing as an essential reentry component for formerly incarcerated persons with histories of homelessness, mental illness, and chronic health conditions; and 2) to promote local and national policy changes to integrate the corrections, housing, mental health, and human service systems. The Urban Institute assessed the process of system change stimulated by the RHI activities in three communities that received significant RHI investment and other jurisdictions. In addition, the report identifies challenges and lessons learned from the RHI to date.
Research Areas Crime, justice, and safety Health and health care Social safety net Housing
Tags State programs, budgets Corrections Disability and long-term care Homelessness
Policy Centers Justice Policy Center