Massachusetts Housing & Shelter Alliance releases, “Siting Permanent Supportive Housing: Recommendations for Social, Economic, and Political Engagement”
Written and researched by Antonio Serna, Master in Public Policy Student, University of New Hampshire and Project Siting Intern at MHSA.
Massachusetts is facing a housing crisis. High rental costs and low vacancy rates are making the search for housing incredibly difficult for lower-income people, which is contributing to a growing homeless population. One of the solutions to ending homelessness, permanent supportive housing (PSH), has been a point of investment over the past years in the Commonwealth. However, the model is facing structural hurdles, impacting the speed at which it is able to be produced. Addressing these hurdles is essential to meeting the needs of people experiencing homelessness, which this report aims to do.
Read the full report here: Siting Permanent Supportive Housing