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.




Exploring the Association of Community Integration in Mental Health among Formerly Homeless Individuals Living in Permanent Supportive Housing

American Journal of Community Psychology

Year: 2020

Supportive housing has been widely used among persons experiencing chronic homelessness and/or mental health conditions. While it has been demonstrated to be effective in addressing homelessness among populations with complex needs, community integration remains a challenge. Community integration is the … Continue reading



Rent Burden Housing Subsidy in California

Homelessness Policy Research Institute

Year: 2020

Over 130,000 people are experiencing homelessness on any given night in the state of California. Over the last decade, average rents across the state have steadily increased, inflation-adjusted wages have mostly remained stagnant, and the supply of affordable housing has … Continue reading



Mobilizing a Community–Academic Partnership to Provide DIY Handwashing Stations to Skid Row Residents During COVID-19

Health Promotion Practice

Year: 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is having a devastating impact on global health. In the United States and abroad, there is concern for how the novel coronavirus will affect vulnerable populations, including people experiencing homelessness. Individuals who lack stable housing are … Continue reading


Homelessness and Employment

Homelessness Policy Research Institute

Year: 2020

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 as a primary reason why they are homeless (LAHSA, 2019a). Researchers  have estimated … Continue reading


Health Service Utilization and Costs at the Outset of a Permanent Supportive Housing Program

RAND Corporation

Year: 2020

Homelessness is a pervasive public health problem in the United States—affecting more than half a million individuals on any given night. Recently, state Medicaid expansion and movement away from fee-for-service payment models have fostered an increased interest in supportive housing … Continue reading


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