If you know of a good study, report or article to add to this list please send us the link.
Here is a very recent study done on a Tiny House Village in Denver, CO which shows how successful this concept can be:
Here is an article on Beloved Community Village:
A new resource for those working to support new housing for
people in our community who need it most. Progress, facts & research all in
one place - plus ways you can join the fight to end homelessness.
The largest and most comprehensive body of information that
has been assembled in the United States to analyze the public
costs of homelessness (Economic Roundtable, May 2015)
Wage gains have fallen far behind skyrocketing costs for housing, a gap
that’s emerged despite a robust job market in recent years,
according to an unsettling report released Monday.
(Gary Reyes/Bay Area News Group, July 2017)
The growth of America's homeless encampments and how communities are responding.
Report by National Law Center On Homelessness and Poverty
Report from SPUR on homelessness in the Bay Area which offers many solutions, facts
and figures which help us understand the problem and how we can get to solutions.
Affects on Neighborhoods
There Doesn’t Go the Neighborhood: Low-Income Housing
Has No Impact on Nearby Home Values. (Trulia, Nov. 2016)
This article has a number of references indicating that low income/affordable
housing does not drag down the value of housing. (Curbed San Francisco, Nov. 2016)
Two sides to every story. But the second article below is a good example of what we
don’t want to happen and what SJRHS is working to prevent in the first place
by being actively involved in shaping our housing solutions. (Myles Kramer, Vimeo, August 2016)
(City Watch, July 2016)
Housing First or Treatment First?
Study on housing first vs. treatment first (UNC Charlotte, March 2014)
This is an interesting study, by medical professionals, who do not think money is saved
by Housing First, but feel that the positive outcomes are as critical as any cost savings.
(New England Journal of Medicine, Dec. 2016)
Another reason why many different programs need to be implemented.
We need lots of tools in the tool shed and not one size fits all.
(Huffington Post, May 2016)
Does anyone really think homelessness is safer than housing?
Richard Cho OF USICH provide some clarifications on Housing First
(United States Interagency Council on Homelessness, Richard Cho, June, 2014)
Stories from the Street
Things no one tells you about being homeless (Author was homeless for a few months)
(Cracked, Nov 2013)
Alameda County deputy helps man get state-issued ID card (ABC7 News, Dec. 2017)
(ReasonTV, Dec. 2016)
PATH San Jose discusses their Housing Stability & Wellness Program made
possible with funding from Destination Home. (PATH SJ , Vimeo Dec. 2017)
Eden Housing is celebrating 50 years of providing affordable homes for individuals and families throughout California. To mark this milestone, they will be sharing fifty of their favorite stories.
Homelessness as a Social Issue
(International Policy Digest, Katie McBeth, July 2017)
Harnessing the Power of Collective Impact to End Homelessness
United States Interagency Council on Homelessness, Jennifer Loving, Jan. 2018)