The Center for Evidence-based Solutions to Homelessness is a new resource center for policy makers, researchers, and practitioners.

New Update: Trends and Patterns of Homelessness Evidence Base

Data from the most recentĀ AHAR reports offer new insights on trends and patterns in homelessness. In three major cities in California, more than 70 percent of people experiencing homelessness in 2017 were unsheltered,...
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New Opportunities to Use HMIS Data: System Modeling

Brooke Spellman Upcoming changes to the way in which Continuums of Care (CoCs) report HMIS data to HUD each year will provide communities with new analysis tools. These tools will allow CoCs to...
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Ending Chronic Homelessness in LA County

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How do Hispanic Families Experience Homelessness?

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Family Options Study
Welcome to the Center for Evidence-based Solutions to Homelessness

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Brooke Spellman Brooke Spellman is a national leader in conducting research and developing strategies to improve policy and programmatic responses to homelessness and poverty. A principal associate in the Social & Economic Policy Division of Abt Associates, she has expertise in using Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) and mainstream system administrative data to understand homelessness, patterns of homeless service utilization, client outcomes,...
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