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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Social Investment in Ending Homelessness

European Journal of Homelessness

Year: 2021

Throughout the world, homelessness is recognised as a grand challenge. 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 been activated to test … Continue reading

An examination of housing interventions among youth experiencing homelessness: an investigation into racial/ethnic and sexual minority status

Journal of Public Health

Year: 2021

The purpose of this study is to explore main and interaction effects of minority and multiple minority statuses on exits from homelessness and the stability of homelessness exits over time. With respect to housing exits and exit stability, Black and … Continue reading

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

Homelessness Policy Research Institute

Year: 2021

People experiencing homelessness are disproportionately more likely to have pre-existing health conditions and lack access to sanitary practices, such as handwashing, than housed people. These disparities make people experiencing homelessness more vulnerable to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Los Angeles’s Skid Row … Continue reading

Preventing Homelessness: Evidence-Based Methods to Screen Adults and Families at Risk of Homelessness in Los Angeles

California Policy Lab

Year: 2021

The overall homeless population in Los Angeles County continues to grow as inflows into homelessness outpace exits to housing. The key to preventing homelessness is to ensure scarce prevention resources are going to people who will become homeless without those … Continue reading

The relationship between quality of housing and quality of life: evidence from permanent supportive housing

Housing and Society

Year: 2021

State Medicaid expansion, coupled with financial incentives from alternative payment models, have fostered an increase in housing programs supported and implemented by hospitals and health systems. Permanent supportive housing (PSH) can improve patients’ health, quality of life (QOL) and wellbeing, … Continue reading

Do transitions in and out of homelessness relate to mental health episodes? A longitudinal analysis in an extremely disadvantaged population

Social Science & Medicine

Year: 2021

This paper studies the association between homelessness and mental health episodes focusing on episodes of depression, anxiety and other conditions (bipolar affective disorder, schizophrenia, and post-traumatic stress disorder). Using panel data from the Australian Journeys Home survey, we investigate the … Continue reading

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