Ending Homelessness Among Older Adults and Seniors Through Supportive Housing


CSH and HEARTH, INC -  Policy Paper

This paper was created for the National Leadership Initiative to End Elder Homelessness.  It was largely informed by a national convening held in Alexandria, VA in the fall of 2011.  In this paper you will find:

  • Specific federal and state, and local policy recommendations necessary to increase development of high quality supportive housing
  • Information to help you host a convening of your own bringing together local housing and services entities to target resources to older adults and seniors experiencing homelessness
  • The essential elements of supportive housing as a model and what is needed to help older adults and seniors maintain housing