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Preventing Homelessness Among People Leaving Prisons and Jails – New Resources Available

To improve the reentry process for people leaving prisons and jails and prevent recidivism, it is important for Continuums of Care (CoCs) to create partnerships with justice system partners and increase access to affordable housing. The new HUD Exchange Preventing Homelessness Among People Leaving Prisons and Jails page features the following two resources:

  1. Action Points: Four Steps to Expand Access to Housing for People in the Justice System with Behavioral Health Needs: This Council of Stage Governments (CSG) brief presents four steps state leaders can take to increase housing opportunities and improve justice and health outcomes for people in the justice system with behavioral health needs.
  2. FAQs: Building Effective Partnerships with CoCs to Increase Housing Options for People Leaving Prisons and Jails: This Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) document reviews four frequently asked questions about building effective partnerships with CoCs to increase access to stable, affordable housing for people leaving prisons and jails.
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Additional resources will be posted to this page in the future as they become available.

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