Partnering for Outcomes – Emergency Housing Voucher Collaboration

Timeslot: Tuesday, October 10, 2023 - 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Session Type: Concurrent Session


The Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) program is a voucher program funded through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA). ARPA was signed into law on March 11, 2021, and included funding for approximately 70,000 EHVs to public housing authorities nationwide. The Louisville Metro Housing Authority (LMHA) received 129 vouchers. This session will discuss the partnership formed between LMHA, the Coalition for the Homeless, the Common Assessment Team (CAT), Passport by Molina Healthcare, and community non-profits to become a high performing project and led to receiving additional housing vouchers. As the managed care organization participating with the project, Passport by Molina Healthcare will talk about their unique role and how their team of care managers, housing specialists, and community connectors (Certified Community Health Workers) helped improve outcomes for members. In a community where people experiencing homelessness has grown 41% in the last three years, the Common Assessment Team will share how they triage the limited housing resources and work to find creative solutions. This presentation will also lay out some of the challenges, benefits, and what to consider when looking at similar partnerships.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify at least two challenges and benefits of housing collaborations 

  • Describe how one community triages housing need

  • Summarize how partnering a managed care organization with community providers can benefit members