Recovery Housing Basics and Definitions


It is important to be clear what is meant by recovery housing, so individuals seeking housing, including family members and the community, can have a full understanding of the population served and the supports provided.

If a property does not meet the State of Ohio’s definition of recovery housing, and if it does not meet the standards of certification, it may not fulfill the need of the housing and recovery continuum of care.

  • Learn to identify the elements that make a Recovery House in Ohio including the illicit drug and alcohol-free living environment; recovery support activities; peer support; housing setting; tenant/landlord agreements; homelike environment; and resident-driven length of stay, and
  • The difference between Treatment Programs and Recovery Housing.
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