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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Maslow and Mental Health Recovery: A Comparative Study of Homeless Programs for Adults with Serious Mental Illnes

Administration and Policy in Mental Health

Year: 2015

This mixed-methods study uses Maslow’s hierarchy as a theoretical lens to investigate the experiences of 63 newly enrolled clients of housing first and traditional programs for adults with serious mental illness who have experienced homelessness. Quantitative findings suggests that identifying … Continue reading


Service use before and after the provision of scatter-site Housing First for chronically homeless individuals with severe alcohol use disorders

International Journal of Drug Policy

Year: 2015

Based on an increasing evidence base, the U.S. Federal Government has endorsed permanent supportive housing using a Housing First (HF) approach as the “clear solution” to chronic homelessness (U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, 2010, p. 18). Canada and Europe have … Continue reading




Predictors of Homelessness Among Families and Single Adults After Exit from Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Rehousing Programs: Evidence from the Department of Veterans Affairs Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program

Housing Policy Debate

Year: 2015

This article assesses the extent and predictors of homelessness among veterans (both veterans in families with children and single adults veterans) exiting the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program, which is a nationwide homelessness prevention and rapid re-housing program … Continue reading


Childhood Adversity, Adult Homelessness and the Intergenerational Transmission of Risk: A Population-representative Study of Individuals in Households with Children

Children and Family Social Work

Year: 2015

This study tested for associations between childhood adversity, adult homelessness and contexts of developmental risk in households with children. Data were drawn from the 2010 Washington State Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, representative of the population of Washington State residents. … Continue reading


The 2014 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress Part 1: Point-in-Time Estimates of Homelessness

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Office of Community Planning and Development

Year: 2014

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) releases the Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress (AHAR) in two parts. Part 1 provides Point-in-Time (PIT) estimates, offering a snapshot of homelessness—both sheltered and unsheltered— on a single night. The one-night … Continue reading


The 2013 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress Part 2: Estimates of Homelessness in the United States

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Office of Community Planning and Development

Year: 2014

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) 2013 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) Part 2 provides national estimates of homelessness in the United States. Like previous annual reports, this report is the second part in a two-part series, … Continue reading


Housing Formation and Unemployment Rates

The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics

Year: 2014

This paper investigates the impact of shocks in the unemployment rate on household formation. Prior research has shown that negative economic shocks reduce household formation, but does not inform how long the declines in household formation will persist. Using time … Continue reading


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