Current Research and Program Briefs

Thomas Byrne, PhD, Dennis Culhane, PhD, Vincent Kane, MSS, John Kuhn, MSW, MPH, Dan Treglia, MPP


Recent years have seen a shift in homeless assistance policy in the United States toward an emphasis on homelessness prevention and rapid rehousing programs. This shift was catalyzed in 2009 by the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid...

Jamison Fargo, PhD, Thomas Byrne, PhD, Ann Elizabeth Montgomery, PhD, Christopher B. Roberts

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has developed a comprehensive plan for preventing and ending homelessness among Veterans, emphasizing prevention-oriented strategies including the Supportive Services for Veteran...

Thomas Byrne, PhD, John Kuhn, LCSW, MPH, Dennis P. Culhane, PhD, Susan Kane, Vincent Kane, MSS, Tom Albanese, LSW, Mark Silverbush, Molly McEvilley

 The Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program represents a crucial component of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) plan to prevent and end homelessness among Veterans.  Operationalized in Federal Fiscal Year (FY) 2012,...

In the News

Resources help move veterans off the streets

November 17, 2014

The Washington Post

by Robert Samuels

As the country's biggest cities continue to struggle with issues related to housing and homelessness, there is a silver lining: The number of homeless veterans is steadily decreasing, thanks to an infusion of federal funds and a slew of innovative programs.

Many homeless advocates say that the country is on target to meet the goal of...

New Orleans recognized by National Alliance to End Homelessness for work with Veterans

November 04, 2014

Today, New Orleans was recognized by the National Alliance to End Homelessness (Alliance) for its efforts in reducing the number of veterans experiencing homelessness by 62 percent in the last three years. Since 2011, more than 300 veterans have been sheltered in New Orleans. This recognition is part of the Alliances new ongoing educational initiative called Never Another Homeless Veteran...