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Using Pay for Success to Improve Outcomes for The Persistently Homeless in Sacramento

Leah Greenberg, Jake Segal, Jeff Shumway, and Justin Feng

Homelessness, Results-Based Funding

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This report analyzes a key segment of the homeless population in Sacramento‒those who are high utilizers of the County and City’s services‒and assesses the value of scaling up support services for that population. By investing in permanent housing and wraparound supports, the research finds, Sacramento can improve outcomes for the persistently homeless.


Investing in permanent housing and intensive support services can improve outcomes for the persistently homeless without adding significant net cost to the City or County.

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