Starting with Stability: How Denver Is Breaking the Homelessness-Jail Cycle
This section from an Urban Institute report describes a social impact bond, issued in Denver, Colorado in February 2016, to fund a supportive housing program for 250 persons most frequently involved in the criminal justice system. The section presents participants’ first-hand accounts as well as challenges of utilizing the housing lease-up process to stem homelessness or returns to jail for this transitional population.
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- Supportive Services
- Housing Assistance
- Special Populations
- Incarcerated and Individuals with a Criminal Record