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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Does the Timing of Incarceration Impact the Timing and Duration of Homelessness? Evidence from “The Transitions to Housing” Study

Justice Quarterly

Year: 2020

Abstract Compared to their non-homeless peers, chronically homeless adults are much more likely to have a history of incarceration. In turn, homelessness is associated with increased morbidity, lack of access to adequate healthcare services, and decreased life expectancy. This study … Continue reading


Òṣun Consciousness: Unearthing Anti-Black Biases in the Los Angeles Homeless System Soul as reflected in the Sacred Histories of the African American Experience

Pacifica Graduate Institute

Year: 2020

This qualitative research ceremony inquired into the meaning of the phenomenon of Black people experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles. It was performed within an Afro-feminine indigenous approach integrating principles from the Yoruba-Ifá spiritual cosmology. Within this framework, the phenomenon of … Continue reading


Latinx Homelessness in Los Angeles

Homelessness Policy Research Institute

Year: 2020

Latinx people experiencing homelessness, a rapidly growing population, accounted for 36% of the homeless population in the Los Angeles Continuum of Care in 2019. Due to a unique combination of challenges, including language barriers, culturally rooted stigmas, a lack of … Continue reading


Putting Homelessness in Context: The Schools and Neighborhoods of Students Experiencing Homelessness

University of Southern California

Year: 2020

The number of K-12 students experiencing homelessness continues to increase across the country. Despite recognition that schools may serve as sources of support and stability for homeless children, little existing research has examined the types of schools homeless students attend … Continue reading


Growing up Homeless: Student Homelessness and Educational Outcomes in Los Angeles

Annenberg Brown University

Year: 2020

Homelessness is rising among public school students in large cities across the US. Using nine years of student-level administrative data, we examine how homelessness affects students’ mathematics and attendance outcomes within the Los Angeles Unified School District, including the differential … Continue reading


Responding to Intimate Partner Violence and Homelessness in Los Angeles County during a Time of COVID-19

People’s Health Solutions in partnership with Hub for Urban Initiatives

Year: 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an exacerbation of intimate partner violence and conditions that put women fleeing violence at risk of homelessness. This has created unprecedented challenges for responders and a need for solutions to promote safety for this … Continue reading


Separate yet Connected: Experiences of Intimate Partner Violence and Homelessness in Los Angeles County during COVID-19

People’s Health Solutions in partnership with Hub for Urban Initiatives

Year: 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to an exacerbation of intimate partner violence and conditions that put women fleeing violence at risk of homelessness. This has created unprecedented challenges for responders and a need for solutions to promote safety for this … Continue reading



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