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Findings from A Fidelity Assessment of a Housing First Programme in a Small Canadian City

This paper presents the findings of a second fidelity assessment of a Housing First programme in a small Canadian city. The evaluation included two components: a) a fidelity assessment by an external team of experts; and b) key informant interviews and focus groups with programme staff to identify contributors to programme areas of high fidelity […] Read more...


The Finnish Homelessness Strategy – An International Review

This international review covers the whole of the Finnish programme to reduce long-term homelessness implemented during 2008–2011 and 2012–2015, Paavo I and Paavo II. The review looks into the programme as a whole as well as its different aspects from the point of view of implementing the Housing First model in Finnish society. It also describes […] Read more...


Introducing the Housing First Model in Spain: First Results of the Habitat Programme

In this paper Roberto Bernad, Rebeca Yuncal and Sonia Panadero discuss The Habitat Programme, the first systematic implementation of the Housing First (HF) model in Spain. The paper presents its first steps and the difficulties experienced during the kick-off process. The processes of defining profiles and deciding on the selection of users, the referral of users and their placement […] Read more...

3.11.2017 Download

Evaluatie Housing First

An evaluation of HF4Y in The Netherlands (in Dutch). Read more...

11.7.2017 Go Download

Housing First Feasibility Study for Liverpool City Region

The study aimed to test the feasibility of implementing Housing First at scale within the Liverpool City Region Read more...

29.6.2017 Download

Passive adaptation or active engagement? The challenges of Housing First internationally and in the Italian case

Overview of the challenges of the implementation of the Housing First internationally and in the Italian case Read more...

1.6.2017 Download

Limerick Youth Housing Project Evaluation Report

The innovative project is a collaboration between Focus Ireland, Tusla and Limerick City and Council, with the aim of providing homes for vulnerable young people along with vital support to help them sustain their tenancies as they make the transition into adulthood. The independent evaluation was carried out by Eilis Lawlor & Niamh Bowen from the UK based 'Just Economics.' Read more...

15.3.2017 Download

Le logement d’abord, et après Bilan et propositions pour la généralisation du logement d’abord en France

Evaluation of Housing First in France which includes recommendations for scaling up. Read more...

30.1.2017 Download

What Happens After the Demonstration Phase?: The Sustainability of Canada’s At Home/Chez Soi Housing First Programs for Homeless Persons with Mental Illness

This research examined the sustainability of Canada’s At Home/Chez Soi Housing First (HF) programs for homeless persons with mental illness 2 years after the end of the demonstration phase of a large (more than 2000 participants enrolled), five-site, randomized controlled trial. Read more...

26.10.2016 Download

“Housing First” for Homeless Youth With Mental Illness

Housing First in homeless youth with mental illness improves housing stability relative to usual care. Read more...

26.9.2016 Download

Germany facts

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22.9.2016 Download

The Governance of Inclusive Growth – An Overview of Country Initiatives

Achieving inclusive growth relates closely to how governments work and how policies are designed, implemented, delivered and evaluated. This publication presents an overview of country initiatives concerning inclusive growth in 39 OECD member and partner countries. It was prepared in the context of the OECD Public Governance Ministerial Meetings held in Helsinki, Finland, on 28 […] Read more...

15.6.2016 Download

Ga voor Housing First!

Belgian Housing First handbook

1.4.2016 Download

Un chez-soi d’abord – Retour sur 6 années d’expérimentation

Report of experimental Housing First programme in four cities in France Read more...

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National At Home/Chez Soi Final Report

This report documents the final results of the At Home/Chez Soi research demonstration project, which examined Housing First as a means of ending homelessness for people living with mental illness in Canada. Read more...

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