3.13 New Research on Homelessness

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Conference Presentation | July 23, 2013

Files: The Workfirst Demonstration Project by Nick Huntington and John Rio (PDF | 217 KB | 19 slides) Cohort Effects in Homelessness: Trends among Older and Emerging Adults by Dennis Culhane & Thomas Byrne (PDF | 910 KB | 25 slides) Homelessness Prevention IS Effective by Ellen Howard-Cooper (PDF | 265 KB | 12 slides)

Quality research can inform both policy and practice. This workshop will feature new and important research in the fields of housing and homelessness. Researchers will present the findings from their studies as well as the key policy or practice implications. Featured research topics will include the aging of the homeless population, the efficacy of rapid re–housing, and employment.

  • Dennis Culhane, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Ellen Howard-Cooper, NYC Department of Homeless Services, New York, NY
  • Nick Huntington, Advocates for Human Potential, Sadbury, MA
  • Don Moulds, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC (Moderator)
  • Brooke Spellman, Abt Associates, Inc., Bethesda, MD