Aims:
  • Identify what constitutes the practical implementation of Common Ground
  • Understand how Common Ground is experienced, perceived and approach by people living and working in it; and
  • Examine effectiveness in permanently ending homelessness.
Outcomes:
  • The evaluation found that the Brisbane Common Ground initiative successfully assists chronically homeless people to maintain secure housing and improve their health, well-being, social and economic outcomes
  • The community saved $13,100 annually per tenant through savings from services used by the chronically homeless
  • Tenants from this supportive housing flagship reported feeling a sense of home, being supported, connected and safe

Brisbane Common Ground

Project Value: 
$380 000.00
Funding: 
Queensland Government Department of Housing and Public Works
Partners: 
Queensland Government Department of Housing and Public Works, Common Ground Queensland and Micah Projects
Date: 
2013 to 2015
Time status: 
Complete
Contact: 
Dr Cameron Parsell (c.parsell@uq.edu.au)
Aims:
  • Identify what constitutes the practical implementation of Common Ground
  • Understand how Common Ground is experienced, perceived and approach by people living and working in it; and
  • Examine effectiveness in permanently ending homelessness.
Outcomes:
  • The evaluation found that the Brisbane Common Ground initiative successfully assists chronically homeless people to maintain secure housing and improve their health, well-being, social and economic outcomes
  • The community saved $13,100 annually per tenant through savings from services used by the chronically homeless
  • Tenants from this supportive housing flagship reported feeling a sense of home, being supported, connected and safe
Type: 
Qualitative
Keywords: 
Wellbeing
Homelessness
Housing
Number: 
ISSR020387