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Brian O’Flaherty, Peter Messeri, Sarena Goodman
In 2004, New York City established HomeBase in order to reduce the number of families entering its homeless shelters. Families who think they are in danger of becoming homeless can go to HomeBase offices to receive a wide variety of assistance,...
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...