HUD Offers $8.7M to Prevent and End Homelessness

Pay for Success model to support Permanent Supportive Housing for the reentry population

WASHINGTON – Each year, men and women exiting the prison system face a multitude of challenges including finding employment and a home to call their own.

As a result, many are at extreme risk of falling into homelessness.

Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced an $8.7 million demonstration to address homelessness and reduce recidivism among the justice-involved population.

Read the funding notice published today.

HUD’s Pay for Success Permanent Supportive Housing Demonstration, funded by DOJ and implemented through a HUD/DOJ partnership, will test cost-effective ways to help persons cycling between the criminal justice and homeless service systems.

In addition, this demonstration will offer a new source of financing to support Permanent Supportive Housing for the reentry population.[…] Full release