Overview of Robert Wood Johnson’s involvement with supportive housing

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has posted a link on their web site about their involvement in supportive housing for homeless persons. This form their web site.

In this chapter, freelance writer and journalist Lee Green traces the Foundation’s investments in housing from early efforts to provide health care services to homeless people to its current support of the Corporation for Supportive Housing, which provides both housing and ancillary medical and social services to formerly homeless people. Foundations such as Robert Wood Johnson, Ford and Pew Charitable Trusts have adopted supportive housing as a way of assisting homeless people, as have government entities such as the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund program.

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