What are the health, social and economic benefits of providing public housing and support to formerly homeless people?

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Author(s): Lisa Wood; Paul Flatau; Kaylene Zaretzky; Sarah Foster; Shannen Vallesi; Darja Miscenko
Description: This report finds that supporting formerly homeless people and those at risk of homelessness into public housing in Western Australia reduces their use of health services as well as the frequency with which they do so.
Citation: Wood, L., Flatau, P., Zaretzky, K., Foster, S., Vallesi, S. and Miscenko, D. (2016) What are the health, social and economic benefits of providing public housing and support to formerly homeless people?, AHURI Final Report No. 265, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, https://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/final-reports/265, doi:10.18408/ahuri-8202801.
DOI: doi:10.18408/ahuri-8202801
Date published: 22 Jul 2016
Publication type: Final Report 265
Project title: The cost effectiveness of sustaining tenancies of formerly homeless clients with high needs (Project number: 82028)
Project reports: The cost effectiveness of Australian tenancy support programs for formerly homeless people (Final Report)
The economic benefits of providing public housing and support to formerly homeless people (Research and Policy Bulletin)
Published by: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited
ISSN: 1834-7223
ISBN: 978-1-925334-27-2