JAMA - Health Care and Public Service Use and Costs Before and After Provision of Housing for Chrinically Homeless Persons with Severe Alcohol Problems

2009
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Mary E. Larimer
Daniel K. Malone
Michelle D. Garner
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Summary
In this population of chronically homeless individuals with high service use and costs, a Housing First program was associated with a relative decrease in costs after 6 months.
Description

In this population of chronically homeless individuals with high service use and costs, a Housing First program was associated with a relative decrease in costs after 6 months. These benefits increased to the extent that participants were retained in housing longer.

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