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Counting the cost of homelessness

AHURI Research Bulletin

Author: Australian Housing and Research Institute,
Type: Journal Article
Year: 2003

Abstract:

Based on a systematic review of English-language studies into the costs of homelessness, this study focus’ on reviewing the research literature on the quantitative costs of homelessness and the benefits of intervening to reduce or ameliorate it. Societies can expect substantial and quantifiable gains from alleviating homelessness with some studies showing financial cost savings in support services alone outweighing the costs of providing stable housing for homeless people

Further Details

Pages: 4
Issue: 24
Accession Number: September 2010
Work Type: Journal Article
Research Notes: Electronic copy added 28/01/2014
Keywords: Australiahomelessnesscost-benefit
Reads: 144
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