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Stephen. Metraux, Dennis P. Culhane, David S. Mandell
This study examined whether children who become homeless differ from other low-income children in their mental health service use before and after their first homeless episode, and to what extent homelessness is associated with an increased...
Stephen Metraux and Trevor Hadley Dennis P. Culhane
This article assesses the impact of public investment in supportive housing for homeless persons with severe mental disabilities. Data on 4,679 people placed in such housing in New York City between 1989 and 1997 were merged with data on the...
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...
Dennis P. Culhane , Stephen Metraux, Thomas Byrne
Prevention has long been cited as an important part of any strategy to end homelessness. Nonetheless, effective prevention initiatives have proven difficult to implement in practice. The lack of a prevention-oriented policy framework has resulted in...
Dennis P. Culhane, Thomas Byrne, Stephen Metraux, Manuel H. Moreno, Halil Toros, Max Stevens
This report investigates the young adult outcomes of youth who age-out of or otherwise exit Los Angeles County’s child welfare supervised foster care system and/or juvenile probation system. Two cohorts of young adults from both systems were...
Dennis P. Culhane, Stephen Metraux, Thomas Byrne, Magdi Steno, Jay Bainbridge
Amidst concern about the implications of an aging U.S. population, recent evidence suggests that there is a unique aging trend among the homeless population. Building on this, we use data from New York City and from the last three decennial Census...
Dennis P. Culhane, Stephen Metraux, Thomas Byrne, Magdi Stino, Jay Bainbridge
Longitudinal data suggests that the single adult homeless population is going through a demographic transition, where the overall population is aging but there are indications that a younger cohort may be emerging. Scholars Dennis P. Culhane,...
Stephen Metraux, Janna Manjelievskaia, Dan Treglia, Roy Hoffman, Dennis P. Culhane, Bon S. Ku
Objective: Data on services use, characteristics, and geographic distribution of homeless individuals who died in Philadelphia from 2009 to 2011 provided perspective on assessments of the homeless population that rely on...
Stephen Metraux, Meagan Cusack, Thomas H. Byrne, Nora Hunt-Johnson, Gala True
Despite the scale of veteran homelessness and government–community initiatives to end homelessness among veterans, few studies have featured individual veteran accounts of experiencing homelessness. Here we track veterans’ trajectories from military...
Dennis P. Culhane, Stephen Metraux, Thomas Byrne, Magdi Stino, Jay Bainbridge
Amidst concern about the implications of an aging U.S. population, recent evidence suggests that there is a unique aging trend among the homeless population. Building on this, we use data from New York City and from the last three decennial Census...
Dennis P. Culhane, Stephen Metraux, Jung Min Park, Maryanne Schretzman & Jesse Valente
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...
Stephen Metraux, Thomas Byrne, Ellen Munley, Ann Elizabeth Montgomery, Harlan Jones, George Sheldon, Vincent Kane, Dennis Culhane
Understanding the prevalence of and risk for homelessness among veterans is prerequisite to preventing and ending homelessness among this population. Homeless veterans are at higher risk for chronic disease; understanding the dynamics of...
Jamison D. Fargo, Emily Brignone, Stephen Metraux, Rachel Peterson, Marjorie E. Carter, Tyson Barrett, Miland Palmer, Andrew Redd
Many dynamics in the relationship among military service-related disabilities, health care benefits, mental health disorders, and post-deployment homelessness among US Veterans are not well understood. This study saught to determine whether Veterans...
Stephen Metraux, Dennis Culhane, Stacy Raphael, Matthew White, Carol Pearson, Eric Hirsch, Patricia Ferrell, Steve Rice, Barbara Ritter, J. Steven Cleghorn
Objectives: This study reports findings from the first-ever systematic enumeration of homeless population size using data previously collected from administrative records of homeless services providers in nine US jurisdictions over...
Table of Contents: Editor's Introduction By Robert E. Lang Have Housing Prices Risen Faster in Portland Than Elsewhere? By Anthony Downs Comment By Arthur C. Nelson Comment By William Fischel Housing Chronically Homeless...