Lantern’s services make a real difference in the lives of the families, young adults, and single adults we serve, and we consistently perform well above the US Department of Housing & Urban Development benchmarks for supportive housing.
Lantern clients break out of the cycle of homelessness.
Every year, 96% stay with us, or move onto stable, independent housing. The HUD benchmark is just 80%.
Lantern clients get the help they actually want.
Every month, 96% of clients choose to meet with us, even though they aren’t required to participate in our programs.
Lantern clients are more financially stable.
In 2016, 54% of clients had maintained or increased their income from when they first came to Lantern. The HUD benchmark for this outcome is also 54%.