Doorway: The Case for Private Rental in Addressing Homelessness for Individuals who Experience Mental Ill-health

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Authors: Beth Fogerty

Year: 2020

Event: 2020 Summer Forum

Subject: homelessness, housing,

Type of resource: Summer Forum Presentations & Papers

Abstract: Housing and homelessness is an increasing problem, as noted by welfare and community agencies. The annual demand for crisis and longer-term housing solutions are exceeding traditional housing programs. To address this issue, Wellways Australia implemented Doorway, a housing first program that is tailored to support individuals who experience mental ill-health and homelessness as they transition into the private rental market. This presentation will address the strategies implemented to support participants to access and sustain their private rentals.

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