Research Catalogue

The HPRI Research Catalogue includes current research conducted by HPRI as well as HPRI members from partner institutions. Search by topic, research type, author, or title to review specific works.

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Barriers to leasing Emergency Housing Vouchers

Homelessness Policy Research Institute

Year: 2023

Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHVs) were created to assist households impacted by the effects of COVID-19. Its purpose is to provide housing stability to families or individuals at risk of homelessness, unhoused, or fleeing or attempting to flee domestic violence. The … Continue reading


Homeless Deaths Count

Year: 2022

Homeless Deaths Count is a community effort to collect comprehensive data on mortality among people experiencing homelessness across the United States. Homeless Deaths Count has two simple goals: 1) To count the number of people experiencing homelessness who die in … Continue reading


T.R.U.S.T.: A guide to long term affordable housing

Year: 2022

This guide to community land trusts (CLTs) was developed as a product of the USC Initiative to Eliminate Homelessness, to serve as an addendum to the Housing Typologies Toolkit produced in 2018. A team of three USC Urban Planning Interns … Continue reading



Big Moves for Housing and Economic Security

Year: 2022

The Big Moves are designed to increase housing and economic security for people with extremely low incomes in the Bay Area. They were developed with an eye to what is needed to meaningfully address homelessness and poverty, what opportunities are … Continue reading


Urban American Indians and Alaska Natives Experiencing Homelessness in California: Strategies for Addressing Housing Insecurities and Substance Use Disorder

California Department of Health Care Services

Year: 2022

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) funded the USC Keck School of Medicine, a Tribal Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Project partner, to lead a unique opportunity to conduct a statewide needs assessment among urban and rural American Indian and … Continue reading



Policing Doesn’t End Homelessness. Supportive Housing Does.

Urban Institute

Year: 2022

Unsheltered homelessness is on the rise amid a systemic and widespread lack of affordable housing, supportive services, and livable wages. As the housing crisis worsens, homelessness has become increasingly visible and, as a result, increasingly dominant as a public concern. … Continue reading


Acceptability of a mobile sensing application to characterize community integration among homeless-experienced veterans

Journal of Community Psychology

Year: 2022

Mobile sensing applications that collect active, Ecological Momentary Assessment data, and passive, Global Positioning System data provide reliable, longitudinal assessments of community integration. Ensuring their acceptability by vulnerable populations is warranted. Acceptability-related perceptions of a mobile sensing application were gathered via … Continue reading


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