More about Ujamaa Place
Ujamaa Place has a long history of supporting participants in building positive lives for themselves and moving into contributing roles in society through their own Theory of Transformation. Ujamaa Place has successfully transformed over 5,000 men and has maintained a 4% recidivism rate, compared to 68% nationally, according to the National Institute of Justice.
Ujamaa Place will provide comprehensive wraparound support to each household during the course of the pilot, including:
- Serving as housing navigators for participants and landlords
More about HousingLink
The mission of HousingLink is "to improve people's lives through information expanding their affordable rental choices." Housinglink provides an easy to use platform to list and find affordable housing options across the Twin Cities, provides educational resources and support to renters and property owners and conduct research that is often used by policymakers to shape affordable housing policies and programs like RHSP.
HousingLink will serve as the access fund administrator and provide technical and navigational program support to the city and partner organizations, including:
RHSP will be implemented and tested over the course of 18 months with a goal of housing 20 residents total and supporting them in maintaining housing stability. RHSP is partnering with the Minnesota Justice Research Center (MNJRC) to measure, track and report on program impact and success both in outcomes and qualitative participant and landlord experiences.