The Resource Library

Publications

  • The Role of Permanent Supportive Housing in Determining Psychiatric Inpatient Bed Capacity

    Issue Brief | Publication | November 2018

    Authored by TAC Executive Director Kevin Martone and Senior Consultant Sherry Lerch, this is second in the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors' 2017 series of ten briefs addressing the question: "What Is the Inpatient Bed Need if you Have a Best Practice Continuum of Care?" The…

  • Priced Out: The Housing Crisis for People with Disabilities

    Report | Publication | February 2017

    This edition of the Priced Out report series, created with our partners at the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Housing Task Force, shows that non-elderly adults with disabilities who rely on Supplemental Security Income are among the groups most severely affected by the extreme shortage of affordable rental housing…

  • Using Medicaid to Pay for Services in Permanent Supportive Housing: Steps for CoC Leads to Get Started

    Manual | Publication | August 2016

    Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) is an effective intervention for ending chronic homelessness. An essential part of the PSH model is a package of health care and supportive services that helps people with disabilities get and stay housed. Those services, however, cost money - money that can be difficult to…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…