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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A Grounded Approach to Our Homelessness Crisis

California Real Property Journal

Year: 2021

An effective response to homeless encampments and the current emergency requires looking at the alternatives from the perspectives of unhoused people. A cost-effective and practical approach to the current emergency will focus much less on providing temporary shelter and much … Continue reading

MP as an agent for promoting and monitoring public policy to combat violence against women

Guia de Prevenção à Violência Doméstica contra a Mulher Imigrante

Year: 2021

The project comprised the examination of public policies implemented by the Executive branch of the Federal District (DF) to combat violence against women, in the following time frame: February 2019 to October 2020. to violence against women in the Executive … Continue reading

Feet on the street: policy for social inclusion of the homeless population in the Federal District

Direitos Das Pessoas Em Situação De Rua

Year: 2021

The project aims to monitor the public policies implemented by the Executive Branch of the Federal District (DF) to guarantee the rights of homeless people, as well as to demand policies that have not yet been implemented. To meet the proposed … Continue reading

Homelessness and publicly funded substance use disorder treatment in California, 2016–2019: Analysis of treatment needs, level of care placement, and outcomes

Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment

Year: 2021

Both homelessness and substance use have increased in recent years. People experiencing homelessness (PEH) are at increased risk for health problems and early mortality, both of which can be exacerbated by substance use disorders (SUD). Specialty SUD treatment is likely … Continue reading

Estimated Revenue of the Nonprofit Homeless Shelter “Industry” in the United States: Implications for a More Comprehensive Approach to Unmet Shelter Demand

Housing Policy Debate

Year: 2021

This study merged data from the 2015 Housing Inventory Count, a list of temporary housing programs serving homeless persons nationally, and the Internal Revenue Service Form 990 tax filings for nonprofit organizations that same year. Matching records were used to … Continue reading

Addressing Disaster Vulnerability among Homeless Populations during COVID-19

The National Academies Press

Year: 2021

Reducing disaster vulnerability for people experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic requires adapting existing preparedness guidance to an evolving situation. This rapid expert consultation reviews research on disaster vulnerability, homelessness, the COVID-19 pandemic, and intersecting hazards and disasters. It includes … Continue reading

Inflection Points in Community-Level Homeless Rates

The Annals of Applied Statistics

Year: 2021

Statistical models of community-level homeless rates typically assume a linear relationship to covariates. This linear model assumption precludes the possibility of inflection points in homeless rates—thresholds in quantifiable metrics of a community that, once breached, are associated with large increases … Continue reading

Article Understanding Low-Income Hispanic Housing Challenges and the Use of Housing and Homelessness Assistance

Cityscape: A Journal of Policy Development and Research

Year: 2021

Many Hispanic households in the United States face poor housing conditions, high rent burdens, overcrowding, and—in some communities—high rates of homelessness. At the same time, awareness is growing that Hispanics are often underrepresented in housing and homelessness assistance programs relative … Continue reading

Social Investment in Ending Homelessness

European Journal of Homelessness

Year: 2021

Throughout the world, homelessness is recognised as a grand challenge (Padgett et al., 2016). As such, innovations in policy and practice are required to address that challenge. To that end, social investment from both the public and philanthropic sectors have … Continue reading

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