The literature review reinforces earlier findings that prisoners released into stable housing are less likely to reoffend than those experiencing homelessness or unstable accommodation. It also confirms that good practice in housing models for correctional populations is flexible and focuses on individual needs, while emphasising a holistic, multi-agency approach to span the range of individual support required by clients.
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