The Evidence Behind Approaches that Drive an End to Homelessness

September 4, 2019

To improve housing outcomes, communities are making a fundamental shift to Housing First approaches. Effective Housing First approaches, developed in response to strong evidence, include: prioritizing people experiencing homelessness for new and existing affordable housing; providing rapid re-housing to families and individuals; and providing supportive housing opportunities to people with the most intense needs.

This brief and fact sheet summarize the evidence behind these approaches.