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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This brief builds off of LA County's Community Forum on Native American Homelessness report and analyzes data specific to AIAN population experiencing homelessness.

This report examines the demographics of the Latinx population experiencing homelessness in LA, considers barriers to service, and makes recommendations.

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an exacerbation of intimate partner violence and conditions that put women fleeing violence at risk of homelessness.

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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