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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Pilot Test of an Adapted, Evidence-Based HIV Sexual Risk Reduction Intervention for Homeless Women

Society for Research Prevention

Year: 2016

Women experiencing homelessness are at heightened risk for HIV, yet risk reduction interventions specifically designed for this population are lacking. This study reports on a pilot efficacy trial of a brief evidence-based intervention, Sister To Sister (STS), that we specifically … Continue reading


Risk behavior and access to HIV/AIDS prevention services in a community sample of homeless persons entering permanent supportive housing

AIDS Care

Year: 2016

Homeless persons suffer disproportionately high rates of HIV infection, and moving into permanent supportive housing (PSH) can provide a stable base from which to access needed prevention services. However, little is known about HIV risk or prevention behavior during this … Continue reading


Roadmap to a Unified Measure of Housing Insecurity

CESR-SCHAEFFER

Year: 2016

We argue for the development of a unified measure of housing insecurity, which includes the creation of a consistent definition and an instrument that allows researchers to accurately measure the problem. Our survey of the literature uncovers that there are … Continue reading


Location, Location, Location: Perceptions of Safety and Security Among Formerly Homeless Persons Transitioned to Permanent Supportive Housing

Journal of the Society for Social Work & Research

Year: 2016

Objective: Low perceived safety and security might have adverse health consequences, especially for chronically homeless individuals who are at high risk of victimization on the street. Permanent supportive housing (PSH) is an effective strategy to address chronic homelessness and improve … Continue reading


How Would Terminating USICH Affect Efforts to End Homelessness?

Urban Institute

Year: 2016

To understand the US Interagency Council on Homelessness’s (USICH’s) role in the nation’s efforts to end homelessness and potential effects of the agency’s impending termination in 2017, we interviewed more than 50 federal, national, state, and local stakeholders across the … Continue reading


How the Federal Government is Working to End Homelessness

Urban Institute

Year: 2016

Veteran homelessness has fallen 47 percent since 2010. Though no one agency or organization can take full credit for this progress, many stakeholders we interviewed said that the US Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) played a critical role in helping … Continue reading


A computer-assisted motivational social network intervention to reduce alcohol, drug and HIV risk behaviors among housing first residents

Addiction Science & Clinical Practice

Year: 2016

Background: Individuals transitioning from homelessness to housing face challenges to reducing alcohol, drug and HIV risk behaviors. To aid in this transition, this study developed and will test a computer-assisted intervention that delivers personalized social network feedback by an intervention … Continue reading


Evaluation of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Chronic Homeless Initiative Phase I Final Report

Abt Associates, Inc.

Year: 2016

In 2011, the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation partnered with Abt Associates Inc. to conduct an evaluation of the Hilton Foundation’s Chronic Homelessness Initiative, with the goal of answering the overarching question: Is the Chronic Homelessness Initiative an effective strategy to … Continue reading


Homelessness, Unsheltered Status, and Risk Factors for Mortality: Findings From the 100,000 Homes Campaign

Public Health Reports

Year: 2016

People who live in unsheltered situations, such as the streets, often have poorer health, less access to health care, and an increased risk of premature mortality as compared with their sheltered counterparts. The objectives of this study were to (1) … Continue reading


Posthumously Assessing a Homeless Population: Services Use and Characteristics

Psychiatric Services

Year: 2016

Objective: Data on services use, characteristics, and geographic distribution of homeless individuals who died in Philadelphia from 2009 to 2011 provided perspective on assessments of the homeless population that rely on conventional counts and surveys. Methods: Data from the City … Continue reading


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