Homelessness

Rural Communities Need Funding and Support to Address Rural Youth Homelessness

Report
Oct 20, 2020
Erin Devorah Carreon for CHAPIN HALL AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
While both urban and rural areas share similar rates of youth homelessness, in rural regions the issue is less visible and less researched. This qualitative study explores the challenges that rural communities in the U.S.

Missed Opportunities: Education Among Youth Experiencing Homelessness in America

Report
Nov 4, 2019
CHAPIN HALL AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
The ninth in a series of Research-to-Impact briefs by Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago on understanding and addressing youth homelessness. For the 4.2 million adolescents and young adults who experience some form of homelessness, opportunities to develop and realize their educational aspira

Housing Not Handcuffs 2019: Ending the Criminalization of Homelessness in U.S. Cities

Report
Dec 16, 2019
Rajan Bal for NATIONAL LAW CENTER ON HOMELESSNESS & POVERTY
While three-quarters of Americans agree that housing is a human right, and an increasing number of elected offi cials are addressing it as such, our country has not put in place the policies to ensure that right, and as a consequence, millions of Americans experience homelessness in a national crisi

Interventions for youth homelessness: A systematic review of effectiveness studies

Research
Oct 9, 2020
Matthew Morton for CHAPIN HALL
This systematic review synthesizes effectiveness evidence on interventions to prevent and address youth homelessness. Policy and community interventions to prevent and end youth homelessness require a robust evidence base to inform decision-making.