Resources for Unhoused Neighbors
Resources about Permanent Supportive Housing
Pasadena Supportive Housing Video: Pasadena Police Chief, Realtors, the Chamber of Commerce and service providers explain their success and why they support supportive housing in their community
Presentation from LA Homeless Services Authority/LA Homeless Count about the scope of the housing crisis in LA Information about the HHH money allocated for permanent supportive housing in LA, and specific bonds/projects funded by Prop HHH Information about the “Housing First” approach to solving homelessness—which emphasizes providing homes, rather than services, as a first step—and its efficacy:
- National Alliance to End Homelessness—Housing First
- And a fact sheet about the Housing First approach.
- Further information about the effectiveness and results of a Housing First model already in use in Los Angeles.
What effect will PSH have on my community? The Impact of Affordable Housing on Communities and Households: this report from the Minnesota Housing and Finance Agency collects information from studies about effects on property values, neighborhood crime, and other measures Addressing Common Neighborhood Concerns about Supportive Housing from the Corporation for Supportive Housing What effect will PSH have on local property values? Various studies nationwide have shown minimal effects, if any, on local property values from permanent supportive and affordable housing. Some reports include:
- Why Affordable Housing Does Not Lower Property Values
- Our Neighbors, Our Neighborhoods: report from Fort Worth, TX, showing increased home values near supportive housing
- Does Affordable Housing Cause Nearby Property Values to Decline? from the Center for Housing Policy
- Multiple reports based on studies in New York, from the Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy:
- The Impact of Supportive Housing on Surrounding Neighborhoods (policy brief)
- The Impact of Supportive Housing on Surrounding Neighborhoods (working paper)
Information on financing and encouraging construction of Permanent Supportive Housing in LA County:
Additional information on supportive housing: