Homelessness Policy Research Institute

The newly launched Homelessness Policy Research Institute convenes researchers and policymakers to help design and coordinate timely, relevant, and actionable research to end homelessness in Los Angeles County. The Homelessness Policy Research Institute is a partnership between the USC Price Center for Social Innovation and the United Way of Greater Los Angeles Home for Good Initiative.

Aging in Place With Permanent Supportive Housing

Permanent supportive housing (PSH) is effective at ending chronic homelessness. PSH should also be designed to accommodate and address accelerated aging experienced by homeless adults in order to help them age in place once they
are housed.

Evaluation of Housing for Health Permanent Supportive Housing Program

A Los Angeles County program provides supportive housing coupled with case management to those experiencing homelessness and was associated with sharp reductions in health care use by program participants.

Center for Evidence-based Solutions to Homelessness

The Center for Evidence-based Solutions to Homelessness is a new resource center for policymakers, researchers, and practitioners.

Risk behavior and access to HIV/AIDS prevention services in a community sample of homeless persons entering permanent supportive housing

Homeless persons suffer disproportionately high rates of HIV infection, and moving into permanent supportive housing (PSH) can provide a stable base from which to access needed prevention services. However, little is known about HIV risk or prevention behavior during this critical time of transition.

Escape Routes: Meta Analysis of Homelessness in L.A.

We can’t navigate without a map. If we can’t see the whole picture of homelessness, we can’t begin to solve the problem.

Research Institute on Homelessness Launched by USC, Housing Nonprofit

The USC Price Center for Social Innovation and the United Way of Greater Los Angeles Home for Good Initiative announced today the creation of a research institute dedicated to studying and solving homelessness.

USC, United Way Form Research Institute on Homelessness

The USC Price Center for Social Innovation and the United Way of Greater Los Angeles Home for Good Initiative announced Monday the creation of a research institute dedicated to studying and solving homelessness.

Homelessness Policy Research Institute Launched at USC

USC is launching a research institute devoted to policies to reduce homelessness in L.A. County, the university announced April 23.

The Homelessness Policy Research Institute started up last month at USC’s Price Center for Social Innovation in partnership with United Way of Greater Los Angeles’ Home for Good Initiative. The institute started with a $155,000 grant from the Agoura Hills-based Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and $55,000 in funding from other sources.

 

HOMELESSNESS POLICY RESEARCH INSTITUTE

Established with a leadership gift from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and support from the Home For Good Funders Collaborative, the Homelessness Policy Research Institute (HPRI) is a county-wide effort that includes over 30 scholars and policymakers coming together to convene and collaborate on research to end homelessness in Los Angeles County.  HPRI focuses on three primary activities:

  • Foster collaboration and coordination among researchers focused on homelessness in the Los Angeles region.
  • Share current and upcoming research with policymakers and community partners to inform on-the-ground work.
  • Identify research priorities and opportunities for collaboration on rapid-response policy research.

HPRI is proud to operate in conjunction with USC’s Initiative to Eliminate Homelessness, which seeks to expand university resources to fight homelessness in Los Angeles County.


About HPRI

Established with a leadership gift from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and support from the Home For Good Funders Collaborative, the Homelessness Policy Research Institute (HPRI) is a county-wide effort that includes over 30 scholars and policymakers coming together to convene and collaborate on research to end homelessness in Los Angeles County.

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HRPI 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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HPRI is supported by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation