Housing First Know How

Here you’ll find information and resources about Housing First.

The Principles of Housing First

Housing First provides ordinary, settled housing as the first response for people whose homelessness is made harder by experiences such as trauma, addictions and mental health problems. Read more about the principles of Housing First.


The most highly evaluated intervention in homelessness. Find out more about the evidence for Housing First.

National Framework

Branching Out: a National Framework to start up and scale up Housing First in Scotland. Updated regularly.


Read our reports and resources on Housing First


Find out more about Scottish Government policy in relation to Housing First


Read the answers to some frequently asked questions about Housing First


View our webinar library

Communications Strategy

Our ambitious communications strategy contains information and tips to help communicate Housing First locally.