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Thomas Byrne, Dennis P. Culhane
A number of international human rights instruments and national constitutions establish a right to housing. In addition, a few countries, most notably England and France, have enacted legislation guaranteeing a legally enforceable right to housing....
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...
Benjamin F. Henwood, Thomas Byrne, Brynn Scriber
Background Adults who experience prolonged homelessness have mortality rates 3 to 4 times that of the general population. Housing First (HF) is an evidence-based practice that effectively ends chronic homelessness, yet there has been virtually no...
Thomas Byrne, Benjamin F. Henwood, Brynn Scriber
Housing First (HF), which is recognized as an evidence-based practice by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration,1 addresses homelessness by offering immediate access to housing while providing ongoing community-based services....
Ann Elizabeth Montgomery, Thomas Byrne, Daniel Treglia, Dennis P Culhane
Unsheltered homelessness is an important phenomenon yet difficult to study due to lack of data. The Veterans Health Administration administers a universal homelessness screener, which identifies housing status for Veterans screening positive for...
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,...
Thomas Byrne, Dan Treglia, Dennis P. Culhane, John Kuhn, Vincent Kane
This article assesses the extent and predictors of homelessness among veterans (both veterans in families with children and single adults veterans) exiting the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program, which is a nationwide...
Thomas Byrne, Richard E. Nelson, Ann Elizabeth Montgomery, Emily Brignone, Adi V. Gundlapalli, Jamison D. Fargo
Housing instability is associated with costly patterns of health and behavioral health service use. However, little prior research has examined patterns of service use associated with higher costs among those experiencing ongoing housing instability...
Matthew ChinmanEmail authorView ORCID ID profile, Sharon McCarthy, Gordon Hannah, Thomas Hugh Byrne, David A. Smelson
Background: Incorporating evidence-based integrated treatment for dual disorders into typical care settings has been challenging, especially among those serving Veterans who are homeless. This paper presents an evaluation of an effort to incorporate...
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...
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...