Healing Starts at Home: Reimagining Permanent Supportive
Housing for Trauma Survivors
A special four-part webinar series for low-income housing developers, architects, property managers, and housing service providers
Part III: Trauma Informed Care in Architecture and Operations Design for Permanent Supportive Housing
DESCRIPTION: Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) that effectively incorporates trauma-informed design and safety elements into its physical layout and operations can promote and increase healing for survivors of domestic violence. Guests will learn best practice guidance on architectural design in PSH spaces that address the unique barriers and needs survivors face in achieving housing and personal stability. This panel will feature models of how to ensure resident voice is central to the physical design and operations of low-income housing to create trauma-informed community. Panelists will both discuss and model techniques for reimagining housing that are grounded in creativity, equity, and resilience.