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Paying for Housing: Innovative Housing Subsidy Sources and Design Lessons from Massachusetts. Susanne Beaton One Family Inc. Boston, Massachusetts November 30, 2007. Right to shelter state - eligible families guaranteed shelter accommodation Annual expenditures:

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paying for housing innovative housing subsidy sources and design lessons from massachusetts

Paying for Housing: Innovative Housing Subsidy Sources and DesignLessons from Massachusetts

Susanne Beaton

One Family Inc.

Boston, Massachusetts

November 30, 2007

massachusetts family shelter system
Right to shelter state - eligible families guaranteed shelter accommodation

Annual expenditures:

Approximately $70 million/annually

At one point 599 families per night residing in motels at annual cost of $20 million

Massachusetts: Family Shelter System
setting the environment for change
Budget constraints – investing $ differently

Build political will

Education

Relationship building

Focus on solutions versus problems

Small steps - pilots

Evaluate & refine interventions

Success (and praise!) breeds new investments

Setting the Environment for Change
paying for housing lessons learned
Providing flexible funds to community-based, housing counseling agencies

Shelter to Housing, Toolbox

Outcome focused

Accessing subsidized housing – breaking through waiting lists

Creating opportunities, overcoming reluctance

Generating new dollars

Accessing/using existing $ differently

Paying for Housing: Lessons Learned
advice
Identify key stakeholders, unlikely friends, bring people together

Share best practices - what’s working what is not?

Where are resources now being expended? Is this the best way?

Can you reach more people, in a better way, with the same or less $$?

Advice