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Publications

  • Using Medicaid to Finance and Deliver Services in Supportive Housing: Challenges and Opportunities

    | Publication | July 2016

    There is growing recognition that stable, affordable housing plays a critical role in supporting individuals' recovery from mental illness and substance use disorders. Behavioral health care leaders in several states have found that Medicaid can be a cost-effective resource to finance and deliver some of the flexible services and…

  • Section 8 Made Simple

    Manual | Publication | January 2016

    Section 8 Made Simple — Special Edition: Using the Housing Choice Voucher Program to End Chronic Homelessness offers step-by-step guidance on finding and securing housing through the HCV program, with a special focus on helping those who are experiencing chronic homelessness. In every chapter you'll find quick tips, definitions, and…

  • Creating New Integrated Permanent Supportive Housing Opportunities for ELI Households: A Vision for the Future of the National Housing Trust Fund

    Report | Publication | April 2015

    The  National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF) program, which is primarily targeted to rental housing for extremely low-income (ELI) households, represents an important opportunity for states to shape the future of our nation’s ELI housing policies, including a robust expansion of integrated permanent supportive housing (PSH) units for the most…

  • Housing Choice Vouchers Targeted to Non-Elderly Persons with Disabilities – Another Tool to Help End Homelessness

    Publication | December 2014

    Over the past decades, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded almost 55,000 Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers specifically targeted to non-elderly people with disabilities to Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) across the nation. Given the high number of people who experience homelessness with disabilities, these…

  • Key Considerations for Serving Chronically Homeless Persons in CoC-Funded Permanent Supportive Housing

    Issue Brief | Publication | December 2014

    On July 28, 2014, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued Notice (CPD-14-012) on Prioritizing Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness and Other Vulnerable Homeless Persons in Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH). The Notice encourages Continuums of Care (CoCs) and recipients of HUD CoC Program funding to prioritize persons…

  • State Funded Housing Assistance Programs

    Report | Publication | April 2014

    Many states have established state funded programs to address the affordable housing crisis among people with disabilities or people who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness. This report presents findings of a review conducted by TAC of state funded rental assistance and homelessness prevention programs across the U.S. for…