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Supportive Housing Best Practices & Reports

Enterprise has collaborated on reports that promote supportive housing and assessments of policies and initiatives.

Building Futures: Creating More Family Supportive Housing in New York City Building Futures: Creating More Family Supportive Housing in New York City

Supportive housing is a proven solution to fighting homelessness while saving public costs. For families experiencing significant barriers to housing stability, permanent supportive housing is a tested model for addressing the housing and service needs of these vulnerable families and ending their homelessness. Yet the development of supportive housing for families lags far behind the demand and the need. This paper, co-authored by Enterprise, the Corporation for Supportive Housing, and the Supportive Housing Network of New York, explores the reasons for this lag, and proposes solutions for overcoming barriers to development to make more supportive housing for families a reality in New York City
Permanent Supportive Housing: An Operating Cost Analysis

Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. (Enterprise) and the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) jointly conducted this operating cost study to help address these questions in more detail. While past research has found that on an aggregated basis supportive housing performs well compared to other LIHTC projects, this study takes a closer look at the property level to provide analysis of individual operating costs. The major finding of this report confirms that permanent supportive housing is financially solid
Housing Credit Policies in 2007 that Promote Supportive Housing Housing Credit Policies in 2007 that Promote Supportive Housing

The Supportive Housing Investment Partnership (SHIP), a joint effort of the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) and Enterprise Community Partners, is pleased to present Housing Credit Policies in 2007 that Promote Supportive Housing: A State-by-State Analysis.
Ending Homelessness for Families: The Evidence for Affordable Housing Ending Homelessness for Families: The Evidence for Affordable Housing

With the National Alliance to End Homelessness, Enterprise commissioned a review of existing research on family. Conducted by leading homelessness expert Dr. Marybeth Shinn, the brief affirms that family homelessness is primarily an economic and housing affordability issue.
Using the Housing Credit for Supportive Housing: An Assessment of 2005 State Policies
Using the Housing Credit for Supportive Housing: An Assessment of
2005 State Policies


Published by the Supportive Housing Investment Partnership, this document is the first-ever comprehensive look at the innovative policies states have adopted to foster and encourage supportive housing development within qualified allocation plans for the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit.
State Leadership in Encouraging Family Housing Enriched with Resident Services State Leadership in Encouraging Family Housing Enriched with
Resident Services


This report describes state housing agency initiatives specifically advancing the development of housing enriched with resident services using the Housing Credit. The policies described in this report all are designed to enhance the connection between affordable housing development and appropriate services.