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This 2009 toolkit from the National Alliance to End Homelessness explains how to shift away from shelter and transitional housing strategies towards prevention and Housing First approaches.
The Housing First approach encompasses a diverse range of programs but is guided by a number of principles that can be implemented into successful programs. The toolkit outlines questions to consider before adopting a Housing First approach, the different phases and steps that are required in the process, a sample logic model, and other tips.