The report based on the survey provides an overview of the challenges, opportunities, trends and issues that those who work in supportive housing faces. This report covers the findings of the 2012 State of the Supportive Housing Industry Survey.
Among the key findings:
Optimism about the future of supportive housing is increasing.
Supportive housing is well integrated into a wide variety of public systems.
Innovation in supportive housing is on the rise, suggesting that CSH is making progress in moving the field forward.
As in previous years, industry members continue to report a strong focus on the most vulnerable homeless populations.
Industry members report a variety of different technical assistance and training needs, providing us with some guidance as to where we may need to add capacity in our consulting work.
Given the current budget climate, funding for supportive housing on average is less available than 2011, particularly for operations and supportive services. Respondents reported funding for supportive housing being either less available or equally available as compared with 2011.