The Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA) partnered with Idaho Policy Institute (IPI) to conduct a statewide evaluation comparing scattered-site and single-site Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) programs at Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) properties in Idaho. PSH programs use a Housing First approach to house people experiencing homelessness and living with a disabling condition.
• No difference exists between construction costs of scattered-site and single-site PSH units at
• Future evaluations require increased coordination of data collection and designating LIHTC
properties as unique programs in Homeless Management Information Systems (HMIS).
• All regions in Idaho will benefit from expanded PSH programming.
• The lack of providers is a barrier to providing supportive services in rural communities.
• More vulnerable populations benefit from on-site supportive services provided by single-site