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Housing First: Permanent Supportive Housing


Housing First permanent supportive housing programs quickly move people with complex needs experiencing chronic homelessness into permanent housing with flexible and individual support for as long as needed.

This report introduces key themes about housing first, and provides a guide to understanding and implementing Housing First programs in Australia.

Please note, this publication was published prior to CHP’s branding refresh in 2022.

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