Health boost for Housing First residents, research finds

By Dan Peters | 01 February 2024

Housing First – under which homeless people are guaranteed a home while they access intensive long-term support – reduces demand on health and social care services, research published today has found.

The research discovered that after three years 39% of Housing First residents had improved physical health and 55% had improved mental health.

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