The memorandum highlights the use of TANF to support rapid re-housing in communities, which the Alliance also explores in greater detail in its promising strategy profiles of Mercer County, New Jersey and Salt Lake City, Utah.
Among the strategies included are rental assistance and coordinating employment services with rapid re-housing interventions.
Making Effective Use of TANF, which examines how states can use TANF funds to support rapid re-housing, and
Promising Strategy: Idaho Department of Health and Welfare and the CATCH Program, a profile of a partnership between the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare and the Charitable Assistance to Community’s Homeless, Inc. (CATCH). In the coming months, the Alliance will host webinars exploring successful models of using TANF to support rapid re-housing and examine how these models can be replicated in other communities.