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Dennis P Culhane
Abstract Dr. Marr’s book takes a comparative approach to homelessness exits in Los Angeles and Tokyo. His multilevel theoretical model is essentially the mirror image of the multilevel models of the causes of homelessness, now...
Dennis P Culhane
On January 5, 2015, Mayor Mitch Landrieu of New Orleans announced that his city had ended veteran homelessness. According to the press announcement, not a single veteran remained among the city’s homeless population. A year earlier, the city and its...
Dennis Culhane
This fact sheet provides a brief history and current understanding of chronic, episodic, and transitional homelessness. As understanding of homelessness in the United States has evolved, researchers have come to recognize chronic homelessness as a...
Randall Kuhn, Dennis Culhane
This study tests a typology of homelessness using administrative data on public shelter use in New York City (1988–1995) and Philadelphia (1991–1995). Cluster analysis is used to produce three groups (transitionally, episodically, and chronically...
Dennis P. Culhane
This study tests a typology of family homelessness based on patterns of public shelter utilization and examines whether family characteristics are associated with those patterns. The results indicate that a substantial majority of homeless families...
Dennis P. Culhane
  This paper discusses how researchers and others have analyzed the services histories of persons who have experienced homelessness, as well as their imputed costs. This research has been used both to make visible the ways in which the clients of...
Dennis P. Culhane
This paper discusses how researchers and others have analyzed the services histories of persons who have experienced homelessness, as well as their imputed costs. This research has been used both to make visible the ways in which the clients of...
Nicholas Pleace, Dennis P. Culhane
This exploratory study examined patterns of service use over 90 days, among 86 single homeless people in England, to estimate the financial costs of homelessness for central and local government. In line with the results from international research...
Dennis P. Culhane, Stephen Metraux, Thomas Byrne
Prevention, or shutting the “front door” to homelessness, has been often hailed as a necessary component of any strategy to end homelessness (National Alliance to End Homelessness 2000). However, the difficulties inherent to implementing effective...
Ann Elizabeth Montgomery, Stephen Metraux, Dennis Culhane
During recent years, the need to consider effective and innovative ways to prevent and end homelessness among individuals with serious mental illness has been abetted by an increased and more sophisticated understanding of the composition of the...
Dennis P. Culhane and Stephen Metraux
At present, homelessness in the United States is primarily addressed by providing emergency and transitional shelter facilities. These programs do not directly address the causes of homelessness, and residents are exposed to victimization and trauma...
Dennis Culhane, Steve Metraux, Randall Kuhn
This report examines health services use and population dynamics among the aging homeless population in Los Angeles. Evidence suggests that adverse health outcomes lead to homelessness, and the conditions related to homelessness lead to or...
Dennis Culhane, David Eldridge, Robert Rosenheck, Carol Wilkins
This paper addresses the issue of accountability of programs involved in the treatment of homeless individuals. This paper discusses how different types of performance measurement can be used to improve the accountability of homeless programs to...
Virginia Shubert, Suzanne Wagner, Stephen R. Poulin, Dennis P. Culhane
This report is the final deliverable of a study of the housing needs of persons with HIV/AIDS in the New York City Eligible Metropolitan Statistical Area that was commissioned in 2001 by the New York City Mayor’s Office of AIDS Policy Coordination...
Jung Min Park, Stephen Metraux, Dennis P. Culhane
This study determined the prevalence of childhood experiences with child welfare supervision and placement among a cohort of 11,401 young sheltered homeless adults and assessed the associations between this prior involvement with child welfare...