University of Michigan Gateway Ford School

The Cost of Homelessness and Supportive Housing in Washtenaw County

Elisabeth R. Gerber, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan

A CLOSUP Policy Research Grants Award (FY 2007).

Abstract:
This project seeks to calculate and compare the costs of homelessness and supportive housing for a sample of individuals and families now living in Washtenaw County, Michigan. It is part of an ongoing commitment by CLOSUP and the Ford School to provide research support to Washtenaw County's "Blueprint to End Homelessness" initiative. The proposed research will be conducted in partnership with the Washtenaw Housing Alliance and Washtenaw County administration.

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