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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Managing High-risk Behaviours and Challenges to Prevent Housing Loss in Permanent Supportive Housing: A Rapid Review

Harm Reduction Journal

Year: 2023

Permanent supportive housing is an efective intervention for stably housing most people experiencing home-lessness and mental illness who have complex support needs. However, high-risk behaviours and challenges are prevalent among this population and have the potential to seriously harm health … Continue reading

Take a Stand Against the Criminalization of Homelessness

National Alliance to End Homelessness

Year: 2023

A ruthless effort to criminalize homelessness while attacking best practices like Housing First is gaining traction in state legislatures across the country. Several states have already enacted bills along these lines, including Texas, Tennessee, and Missouri. Other states like Arizona … Continue reading

Designing for Healing, Dignity, & Joy: Iterating on the Trauma-Informed Design Framework

Shopworks Architecture, Group 14 Engineering, University of Denver Center for Housing and Homelessness Research, and Bryn Mawr College

Year: 2023

In 2017, Shopworks Architecture was invited to attend a trauma-informed care training delivered by experts from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, SAMHSA, at The Delores Project Shelter and Apartments at Arroyo Village. SAMHSA is a national expert on … Continue reading

The Full Spectrum of Latinx Homelessness: Understanding and Addressing Doubling Up


Year: 2023

Between 2020 and 2022, the number of Latinx individuals experiencing sheltered or unsheltered homelessness rose nearly 8 percent nationally (HUD 2022). COVID-19 was likely a contributing factor. Latinx households disproportionately experienced negative economic and health impacts and challenges accessing emergency … Continue reading

Literature Review: Emerging Youth Intervention Practices

Homelessness Policy Research Institute

Year: 2023

Identifying proven and effective intervention strategies to mitigate the growing number of unhoused youth is a still-growing body of research. Because the unhoused youth population is incredibly heterogeneous, research has yet to understand how various interventions impact minority groups, like … Continue reading

Encampment Resolution Evaluation

Year: 2023

Beginning in 2016, as a response to increased attention and concern around its unsheltered, encamped homeless population, the City of San Francisco’s Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing (HSH) launched an initiative known as the Encampment Resolution Team (ERT). An … Continue reading

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