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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Standards of Excellence for Outreach Programs/Engagement Services, Emergency/Crisis/Interim Housing, and Permanent Supportive Housing

Home for Good

Year: 2014

The Standards of Excellence are a set of performance goals and quality standards for outreach programs / engagement services, emergency / crisis / interim housing, and permanent supportive housing. More importantly, they are a framework for applying Housing First principles … Continue reading

Quality of life after housing first for adults with serious mental illness who have experienced chronic homelessness

Psychiatry Research

Year: 2014

This 1-year longitudinal study of adults who have recently transitioned from homelessness to Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) focuses on quality of life as a primary outcome of interest. Eighty of 103 new tenants participated in structured interviews at the time … Continue reading

Service Integration to Reduce Homelessness in Los Angeles County: Multiple Stakeholder Perspectives

Human Service Organizations: Management, Leadership & Governance

Year: 2014

Homeless people are among the most marginalized individuals in the United States and experience significant rates of morbidity and mortality. Los Angeles County, California, has the highest concentration of homeless individuals in the nation, and although it features the largest … Continue reading

From Skid Row to the Statehouse: How Nonprofit Homeless Service Providers Overcome Barriers to Policy Advocacy Involvement

Johns Hopkins University Press

Year: 2014

Human service nonprofits are thought to be critical players in advocating on behalf of marginalized communities and improved service delivery mechanisms. However, as human service nonprofits are organized primarily to provide services, not to conduct advocacy, their managers face substantial … Continue reading

The Relationship between Community Investment in Permanent Supportive Housing and Chronic Homelessness

Social Service Review

Year: 2014

In recent years, permanent supportive housing (PSH) has emerged as the preferred intervention for addressing chronic homelessness in the United States. However, almost all prior studies examining the effectiveness of PSH have been conducted at the individual level, with only … Continue reading

The 2013 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress Part 1: Point-in-Time Estimates of Homelessness

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Office of Community Planning and Development

Year: 2013

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) releases the Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress (AHAR) in two parts. Part 1 provides Point-in-Time (PIT) estimates, offering a snapshot of homelessness—both sheltered and unsheltered— on a single night. The one-night … Continue reading

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