Very interesting read.
A good article in Shelterforce Weekly discusses the concept of rapid rehousing. This is the idea most commonly expressed in homeless programs that get people housed quickly and deal with the social problems later. The article posed certain factors that make the program more attractive to small landlords than traditional government programs. These advantages are:
Support for the tenant
Less in the way of rehab
The entire article follows:
Could an Anti-Homelessness Program Also Stabilize Affordable Housing Supply?
Posted by Miriam Axel-Lute on August 1, 2016
Periodically in the affordable housing world, a few of us acknowledge the fact that the vast majority of low-income people live in unsubsidized rental units located within one- to four-unit buildings. And then we ask, how do we improve the quality of these homes and preserve their affordability? What programs could help these landlords and also help their tenants?
The conversations I’ve…
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