Impact of a New York City Supportive Housing Program on Housing Stability and Preventable Health Care Among Homeless Families

The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of a New York City supportive housing program on housing stability and preventable emergency department (ED) visits/hospitalizations among heads of homeless families with mental and physical health conditions or substance use disorders. This study found that supportive housing placement was associated with improved housing stability and reduced preventable health care visits among homeless families.