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This issue brief presents project findings from the literature and discussions with experts and community housing providers about housing models that can best serve people with OUD who also experience homelessness or housing instability.
While people experiencing homelessness have no housing at all, those experiencing housing instability experience challenges such as having trouble paying rent, living in an overcrowded space, moving frequently, staying with relatives, or spending the bulk of the household income on housing. This brief aims to bridge these two provider worlds to foster development of programs that support both housing and OUD related needs.