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Shared Housing: Challenges, Best Practices and Outcomes

Homelessness Policy Research Institute

Year: 2019

Shared housing is one strategy deployed to maximize existing housing resources and provide options for those experiencing housing insecurity. The specifications of the shared housing model often vary from site to site but generally involve tenants sharing common spaces such … Continue reading

Family Options Study: Findings, Policy Lessons, Next Steps

Homelessness Policy Research Institute

Year: 2019

The Department of Housing and Urban Development launched the Family Options Study in 2008 to determine the effectiveness of policy interventions that assist families experiencing homelessness. This brief highlights the findings, applies policy lessons to LA County’s Homeless Initiative (HI), … Continue reading

Do HIV risk and prevention behaviors change over time among adults in permanent supportive housing?


Year: 2019

Persons experiencing homelessness have a disproportionate burden of HIV infection and high rates of  HIV risk behavior. Permanent supportive housing (PSH) has been identified as a primary solution to homelessness, but little is known about HIV sexual risk behavior among … Continue reading

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