Indiana Permanent Supportive Housing Institute
Point in time survey results in Indiana show that of persons who are homeless:
- 20% are unsheltered
- 18% are chronically homeless
- 22% report severe mental illness
- 40% report chronic substance abuse
- 14% are veterans –1% are living with HIV/AIDS
- 20% are victims of domestic violence
- 3% are unaccompanied youth under 18
- the largest % of unsheltered individuals are those who are chronically homeless
The Supportive Housing Institute in Indiana: Opening New Doors, is a comprehensive project development and capacity building initiative for supportive housing providers and service providers contemplating housing development in Indiana. Experts from across the state, including IHCDA, provide insight on property management, financing and building design.
Since 2008, CSH has been holding Opening New Doors in Indiana. CSH provides over 80 hours of training including assistance and resources to assist in project completion.
CSH partners with The Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority. Teams who participate in the Institute are prioritized for both capital and operating resources by IHCDA.