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Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) is a proven and cost-effective approach that integrates affordable rental housing with community-based supportive services. This model has been shown to help people with long-term disabilities — including mental illnesses, substance use disorders, and chronic health conditions — to access and maintain stable housing in the community.

TAC specializes in the design and implementation of evidence-based PSH programs and initiatives that leverage mainstream affordable housing and sustainable services financing options.

TAC's customized technical assistance includes:

  • Analyzing and aligning state and local housing and human services policies and resources.
  • Providing expert consultation and research on best practice PSH models and strategies.
  • Formulating strategic recommendations and action steps toward effective partnerships that increase PSH availability.
  • Designing comprehensive PSH policies, programs, and initiatives that emphasize systemic partnerships and leverage sustainable mainstream financing.
  • Conducting feasibility assessments and planning for the use of Medicaid for supportive housing services, including assisting states with development of Medicaid waivers and state plan amendments.
  • Offering capacity-building, technical assistance, and training for housing and service agencies and providers on strategies for outreach, referral, prioritization, and community-based service delivery to help vulnerable individuals get and keep housing.  
  • Providing implementation support and outcome monitoring through ongoing technical assistance, data tracking, and performance measurement.
  • Contributing expertise on the role of PSH in Olmstead compliance.