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Brendan O'Flaherty
Mentally ill people turned out of institutions, crack-cocaine use on the rise, more poverty, public housing a shambles: as attempts to explain homelessness multiply so do the homeless--and we still don't know why. The first full-scale economic...
Brendan O’Flaherty
Homelessness is part of the lives of many people. But almost no one is homeless for all or most of his or her life. The median shelter homeless spell is well under a month, and even “chronic homelessness” officially entails spells of a year or so. I...
Sarena Goodman, Peter Messeri, Brendan O’Flaherty
Abstract Homelessness prevention programs intervene with households apparently in imminent danger of becoming homeless, and try to keep them housed. If they are at least partially successful, how do they change the average shelter...
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 neighbourhoods in which Homebase was operating. Homebase effects...
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...