Research & Publications

Florida Housing has an extensive library of publications on topics related to Affordable Housing. The publications can be found on the Publications web page.

HOUSING STABILITY FOR CHRONICALLY HOMELESS PERSONS WITH HIGH NEEDS

In consultation with state agencies, Florida Housing funded the development of three pilot sites to evaluate whether cost savings to public services were possible when persons experiencing chronic homelessness who were high utilizers of crisis services received permanent supportive housing. This report, which Florida Housing published in April 2021, summarizes the findings of the three pilot sites, and the three pilots’ reports are also available. In summary all three pilots showed savings to public service costs after formerly homeless people moved into supportive housing, along with better resident personal outcomes.

Florida Housing Issues Report on the Findings of the High Needs High Cost Pilot - VIEW | PRINT

Each of the nonprofits also wrote individual reports summarizing their pilots and outcomes. Links to these reports are below.

 
RENTAL MARKET STUDY

Of interest to multifamily affordable and permanent supportive housing stakeholders is Florida Housing’s Rental Market Study. This report is prepared every three years for Florida Housing by the Shimberg Center for Affordable Housing at the University of Florida. The Rental Market Study provides information about the characteristics of households in need of affordable rental housing, including the housing needs of farmworkers, commercial fishing workers, and homeless persons as well as the subsidized housing available in the state.

2019 Rental Market Study (Most Recent)

 
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