Homelessness Policy Research Institute

Established with support from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and the Home For Good Funders Collaborative, the Homelessness Policy Research Institute (HPRI) is a collaborative of over thirty researchers and policymakers that accelerate equitable and culturally informed solutions to homelessness in Los Angeles County by advancing knowledge and fostering transformational partnerships between research, policy and practice.

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Unemployment is a prominent factor in the persistence of homelessness across the country. In Los Angeles County, 46% of unsheltered adults cited unemployment or a financial reason.

This brief outlines the current housing and relief measures being enacted at the federal, state, county, and city levels along with gaps in those policies and lessons from the 2008

Unemployment is a prominent factor in the persistence of homelessness across the country. In Los Angeles County, 46% of unsheltered adults cited unemployment or a financial reason

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HPRI Research

Through its commitment to sharing and disseminating high-impact, actionable research relevant to homelessness in Los Angeles County, HPRI curates and organizes the newest research relevant to homelessness policies and programs in Los Angeles County.

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HPRI Activities

HPRI conducts a wide range of rapid-response policy research requested by local partners and provides assistance in developing RFPs for homelessness research relevant to Los Angeles County.

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HPRI Partners

HPRI research committee partners include highly regarded researchers from a variety of public and private institutions, including: USC, UCLA, Corporation for Supportive Housing, RAND Corporation, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, Abt Associates, Economic Roundtable, and others.

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About HPRI

HPRI is a collaborative of over thirty researchers and policymakers that accelerate equitable and culturally informed solutions to homelessness in Los Angeles County by advancing knowledge and fostering transformational partnerships between research, policy and practice.

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HPRI is supported by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

Additional HPRI sponsors: The Kautz Family Foundation and the Michael and Irene Ross Endowment at the Jewish Community Foundation