Even with Supportive Housing, Ex-Homeless Still Behave That Way


credit: Rhino Funding

In San Francisco, about 9,000 homeless people have been granted with "supportive housing" and downtown encampments have dropped.

However, the "supportive" part of the housing plan hasnít kept up with the rooms that are being offered. The result: formerly homeless people still act the way they previously do, they just have shelter to sleep in for the night.


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Federal Programs Related to - Crisis Shelter

Programs that provide a temporary place and social services for people who are unable to return to their own homes due to sexual assault, domestic violence or other problems. Battered Women's Shelter; Crisis Nurseries; Domestic Violence Shelters; Family Crisis Shelter; Family Violence Shelters; Runaway Shelters; Safe Houses; Sexual Assault Shelter

Federal Programs Related to - Homeless Shelter

Programs that provide a temporary place to stay for people who have no permanent housing. Bad Weather Shelters; Homeless Drop-In Centers; Homeless Drop In Centers; Mission Housing; Motel Vouchers;

Federal Programs Related to - Transitional Housing

Programs that provide extended shelter (longer than two weeks but typically sixty days or more) for homeless people who indicate a willingness to participate in developing and implementing a case plan which has as a goal eventual independent living. Bridge Housing; Transitional Living Centers; Transitional Shelter

Federal Programs Related to - Services for the Homeless

Programs that provide supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless or which work with people who are at risk for homelessness in an effort to prevent them from losing their permanent residence.




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