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"Having the cat is the biggest blessing of all" Kloh says of the stray that she adopted into her one bedroom apartment. Since receiving housing in July 2011, she has been to the emergency room just once for an eye infection. She is still sober. Housing first programs aim to reduce taxpayer cost by providing services worth between $35,000-$55,000 per year, compared to the average frequent user cost of $189,000 per year in taxpayer dollars spent on medical costs for Project 25 clients before they were housed.