The permanent supported housing model is known to improve housing outcomes, but there has been sparse research on the effects of supported housing on physical health. Various organizations including the National Academy of Sciences have called for research in this area. This observational multi-site outcome study examined changes in physical health among chronically homeless adults participating in a comprehensive supported housing program and the associations between changes in physical health, housing status and trust in primary care providers.
Changes in Physical Health After Supported Housing: Results from the Collaborative Initiative to End Chronic Homelessness
Journal of General Internal Medicine