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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Community-level Predictors of Doubled-up Homelessness

Journal of Urban Affairs

Year: 2024

Existing research has examined the community-level factors associated with sheltered and unsheltered homelessness in the United States, generally finding that housing, labor market, and social safety net factors have significant associations with geographic variation in homelessness. Some definitions of homelessness … Continue reading

An Analysis of Safe Parking Programs: Identifying Program Features and Outcomes of an Emerging Homelessness Intervention

Housing Policy Debate

Year: 2024

As vehicular homelessness increases in the United States, safe parking programs have proliferated. Yet little research exists on this emerging homelessness intervention. This three-year, mixed-methods study analyzed one of the largest safe parking programs in operation: the Jewish Family Service … Continue reading

Voices from the Field: Continua of Care Representatives Discuss Strategies and Opportunities for Promoting Equity in Homelessness Services in the United States

Journal of Social Distress and Homelessness

Year: 2024

The current study synthesizes findings from interviews with 14 CoCs representatives (64% female, 71% White) asking how CoCs are addressing local race-based disparities through homelessness services and how HUD can help them in these efforts. Results indicated that HUD’s policy … Continue reading

Beyond the Bias: Realities of Homelessness in California

Homelessness Policy Research Institute

Year: 2024

The homelessness crisis in California and throughout the United States is the direct consequence of inadequate housing policy, and yet, homelessness is consistently misrepresented as the result of poor personal decisions made by individuals in extreme poverty. The myths about … Continue reading

Understanding CalAIM Implementation Across California

UC Berkeley Terner Center for Housing Innovation

Year: 2024

In January 2022, California’s Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and its local partners began the implementation of California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal (CalAIM). DHCS describes CalAIM as “a long-term commitment to transform Medi-Cal, making the program more equitable, coordinated, … Continue reading

Ending Poverty Summit Summary Report

City of Los Angeles Ending Poverty Summit

Year: 2024

On October 13, 2022, the Los Angeles Community Investment for Families Department (CIFD) convened the 2022 Ending Poverty Summit at the California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities Los Angeles. The Summit expanded upon the first Poverty Summit in 2019, which … Continue reading

The Work behind Work: Combatting Homelessness with Jobs

Economic Roundtable

Year: 2024

The most common reason unhoused individuals give for why they do not have a place of their own to live is unemployment and lack of income. Homelessness, according to those with lived experience, is primarily a problem of income. Building … Continue reading

6th & Berendo Encampment Resolution

The People Concern

Year: 2024

The 6 th and Berendo encampment is located in CD10, in the Koreatown area. The encampment, located next to a church, was blocking driveway access to the church and at times, access to the sidewalk. In April of 2021, SPA … Continue reading

Digital Health Intervention for People Experiencing Homelessness

Center for Community Health and Evaluation

Year: 2023

This report presents the preliminary findings of an independent evaluation of Samaritan, a digital health intervention designed to assist people experiencing homelessness (PEH) in gaining the social and financial support they need to reach their goals. California Healthcare Foundation (CHCF), … Continue reading

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