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7 Cities on Housing & Homelessness
Alberta's 7 Cities on Housing and Homelessness are the lead organizations responsible for the implementation of local Plans to End Homelessness in Calgary, Edmonton, Wood Buffalo, Grand Prairie, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat and Red Deer. The 7 Cities...
Ilene Popkin
On June 19, 2006 the Housing Centre, in partnership with the Regional Steering Committee on Homelessness, organized a session for the World Planners Congress to look at international approaches to combating homelessness. This is the presentation of...
Eugene Lowe
This report presents the results of an annual survey, conducted in 25 cities across the U.S. by the U.S. Conference of Mayors, that examines the causes of hunger and homelessness, the demographic groups that make up this population, demand for...
Eugene Lowe
To assess the status of hunger and homelessness in U.S. cities during 2001, data were collected from 27 cities on demands for emergency food assistance and shelter and the capacity of local agencies to meet that demand; causes of hunger and...
Michael Shapcott
A Powerpoint presentation to a Health Canada workshop on the recent housing environment in Ontario, given on February 6, 2006.
• 39% of renters are paying >30% of income on housing • 15% of renters are paying >50% of their income on housing • For home owners: 25% paying >30% and 9% paying >50% • SRO rents are increasing – less than 35% of...
Toshio Mizuuchi
The special issue on “Housing poverty, homelessness, and the transformation of urban governance in East Asian cities” has been designed under the initiative of the East Asian research network of Urban Research Plaza (URP) at Osaka City University in...
J Hous Econ, Sarena Goodman, Peter Messeri, Brendan O'Flaherty
This study evaluates the community impact of the first four years of Homebase, a homelessness prevention program in New York City. Family shelter entries decreased on average in the neighborhoods in which Homebase was operating. Homebase effects...
Matthew J. To, Anita Palepu, Flora I. Matheson, John Ecker, Susan Farrell, Stephen W. Hwang, Dan Werb
OBJECTIVES:  The objective of the study is to characterize the associations between a history of incarceration and subsequent housing stability over a two-year follow-up period among a sample of homeless and vulnerably housed individuals. METHODS: ...
The City of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio
Today, we face a new kind of homelessness that is driven by years of wages not keeping up with the cost of housing in New York City. Today, 70 percent of shelter residents are families. They are the invisible majority of our homeless crisis. For...
This community plan has been prepared as part of the Housing and Homelessness Study undertaken by the City of Mount Pearl (Mount Pearl), and funded under the federal government’s Homelessness Partnering Strategy. There is a companion document...
For many people living in Sudbury, finding and maintaining housing is a constant struggle. Greater Sudbury offers emergency shelters for homeless people through programs run by the Salvation Army and L'Association des jeunes de la rue. - 492 women...
Paddy Fuller, Lynne Browne, Julie Beaulac, Tim Aubry
This paper describes the process of developing the first report card on homelessness for Ottawa in 2005. The Alliance to End Homelessness of Ottawa (ATEH) led the work, which was funded by the United Way of Ottawa. A working group within the ATEH...