ASSUMPTIONS

Enter your best guess for the values below. Then, press the GO! button to view your Estimated Cost Report.

Upon submission, your assumptions will be anonymously pulled into a national tracker accessible by our team. We will use this information to continually refine our support to communities, advocate nationally and enlist support from our network of partners.



Select your community. If you can't remember your CoC name, look it up here.
At least how many individuals are experiencing homelessness in your community? We also suggest considering inflow into homelessness here.

How many months would you like to model costs for? (Default: 3 months.)
What percent of individuals experiencing homeless could be infected with Covid-19 at one time at the height of the pandemic? (Default: 40%, based on a national UPenn estimate.)
  %
How much does it cost, per person, per night, to run a Quarantine & Isolation Shelter? (Default: $100.00 per night, based on a national UPenn estimate.)
$  
How much does it cost per year to place (subsidy + services) an individual in permanent supportive housing? (Default: $12,800, based on a national NAEH estimate).
$  

EXISTING FUNDS

How much existing funding do you have, in total, to support a Quarantine and Isolation shelter?
$  
How much existing funding do you have, in total, to support permanent supportive housing placements?
$  

ESTIMATED COST REPORT

COMMUNITY

COMMUNITY

POPULATION

POPULATION

LENGTH OF TIME

LENGTH OF TIME

INFECTION LEVEL

INFECTION LEVEL

TOTAL BEDS NEEDED
The total number of beds you need to provide.
CALCULATION
VALUE

TOTAL COST OF Q&I UNITS
If you were to only provide quarantine and isolation units for the beds you need, how much would it cost (not including existing funding sources)?
CALCULATION
VALUE

TOTAL COST OF PERMANENT SUPPORTIVE HOUSING UNITS
If you were to only provide permanent supportive housing units for the beds you need, how much would it cost (not including existing funding sources)?
CALCULATION
VALUE

ESTIMATED COST COMPARISON
Based on your inputs and existing funds, compare the estimated cost of providing all of the beds you need through quarantine & isolation vs. permanent supportive housing.

Hover or click on dots to see how your estimated cost changes based on the percentage of your population that may be infected at one time.