with returning to negative, unstable environments when facing homelessness. Many will apply for subsidized housing for temporary support. However, it is usually not “temporary,” as most families live in subsidized housing for an average of 5 years. Interfaith provides homeless families rent-free, transitional housing as an alternative.
While we do not charge rent, we do require that our families participate in empowering programs such as career development training, weekly financial coaching sessions, and life skills
training. As a result, graduates save
an average of $2800 and reduce an average of $3800 in debt upon exiting