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Publications

The Center disseminates the results of its research and data analytic work through peer reviewed publications, research and model implementation briefs, symposium proceedings, and reports. Topics include the causes of homelessness, prevalence, risk factors, demographics, services utilization, and prevention.  Center researchers have also conducted evaluations on interventions and services provided by the VHA Homeless Programs Office, including Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF), and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development – VA Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program. Use the search box to find listings of publications according to your areas of interest.

Research and Model Implementation Briefs

These briefs summarize selected research and data analytic projects supported in whole or in part by the Center, as well as selected model programs piloted and implemented by the Center.


St. Pierre, C., McInnes, D.K., Dunlap, S., Winer, M., Hyde, J., Schutt, R., & Byrne, T. (July 2019). A Qualitative Perspective of Older Formerly Homeless Veterans Living in HUD-VASH Housing

Blue-Howells, J., Timko, C., Clark, S., Finlay, A. (June 2019). Homelessness and Criminal Justice Involvement Among Veterans: A Review of the Research

Gabrielian, S., Hellemann, G., Tuepker, A., Green, M., Young, A. (May 2019). Improving Recovery and Community Re-Engagement in the Department of Housing and Urban Development-VA Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Program

Byrne, T., Montgomery, A.E., & Fargo, J. (April 2019). Predictive Modeling of Housing Instability and Homelessness in the Veterans Health Administration

Szymkowiak, D. & Montgomery, A.E. (March 2019). Returns to VHA Homeless Programs Among Unstably Housed Veterans

Montgomery, A.E., Szymkowiak, D. & Cusack, M. (February 2019). Health and Housing Outcomes among HUD-VASH Participants: Project-Based Vs. Scattered-Site Housing

Schinka, J. (January 2019). Early Cognitive Decline and Dementia in Homeless Veterans.

Blosnich, J. & Montgomery, A.E. et al. (December 2018). Housing Instability and Use of VHA Homeless Programs among Transgender Veterans.

Byrne, T., Cusack, M., Montgomery, A.E., & True, G. (October 2018). Challenges and Strategies for Serving Unstably Housed Veterans in Rural Areas: Evidence from the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program.

Schinka, J. & Byrne, T. (September 2018). Aging and Life Expectancy in Homeless Veterans: Nine Questions.

Tsai, J. & Byrne, T. (August 2018). Utilization Profiles of VA Homeless Programs.

Jones, A. et al. (July 2018). Do Tailored VA Primary Care Services Reduce Differences in Experiences with Care between Homeless and Non-Homeless Veterans?

Schinka, J. & Casey, R. (June 2018). VA Outpatient Health Care Status Prior to Death in Veterans with History of Homelessness.

Simmons, M. et al. (May 2018). Veteran Sex Offender Access to Housing and Services After Release from Incarceration: Obstacles and Best Practices

Montgomery, A.E. et al. (April 2018). Exploring the Role of Project-Based Vouchers in the HUD-VASH Program.

Metraux, S. (March 2018). Homelessness Among Recent Veterans in 10 Questions.

Szymkowiak, D & Montgomery, A.E. (February 2018). Housing Instability among Women Veterans Accessing Care through the Veterans Health Administration.

Dichter, M. et al. (December 2017). Examining the Role of Intimate Partner Violence in Housing Instability and Homelessness Among Women Veterans.

Montgomery, A.E. (November 2017). Factors Contributing to Eviction from Permanent Supportive Housing: Lessons from HUD-VASH.

Metraux, S. & Szymkowiak, D. (October 2017). Rural Homelessness among Veterans – What do we Know?

Byrne, T. (August 2016). Emerging Populations: Female, OEF/OIF/OND, and Older Veterans.

O’Toole, T. (July 2016). Development and Expansion of Homeless Patient and Aligned Care Team (H-PACT) Model.

Treglia, D. (March 2016). Identifying and Serving Veterans Accessing Community-Based Homeless Services: a Study of Three U.S. Cities.

Metraux, S. (October 2015). Migration by Veterans who Receive VA Homeless Services.

Byrne, T., Culhane, D.P., Kane, V., Kuhn, J., & Treglia, D. (October 2014). Predictors of Homelessness Following Exit from the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program.

Casey, R., Smiths, P. & Young, S. (July 2014). Safe Haven Implementation Brief.

Fargo, J. D., Byrne, T. H., Montgomery, A. E., & Roberts, C. B. (June 2014).  Universal Screening for Homelessness and Risk among Veterans: Monitoring Housing Stability and Exploring Profiles of Risk through Repeated Screening.

Byrne, T., Kuhn, J., Culhane, D.P., Kane, S., Kane, V., Albanese, T., Silverbush, M., McEvilley, M. (May 2014). Impact and Performance of the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program: Results from the FY 2013 Program Year. 

Byrne, T., Roberts, C., Culhane, D. & Kane, V. (April 2014). Estimating Costs Savings Associated with HUD-VASH Placement.

Montgomery, A. E., Hill, L. L, Culhane, D. P., & Kane, V. (April 2014). Housing First Implementation Brief.

Montgomery, A. E. (March 2014). Using a Universal Screener to Identify Veterans Experiencing Housing Instability.

Byrne, T. (February 2014). Housing Outcomes of Veterans Following Exit from the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program.

Metraux, S. (November 2013). Homelessness and Risk Factors for Homelessness among Veterans from the Era of the Afghanistan (OEF) and Iraq (OIF/OND) Conflicts.

 







 

Homeless Evidence and Research Synthesis (HERS) Proceedings

Summaries of the Homeless Evidence and Research Synthesis (HERS) Roundtable research presentations, policy and/or service delivery issues, and suggested recommendations.


Casey, R., & Hunt-Johnson, N. (Eds.).  (2018). Proceedings from VA National Center on Homelessness among Veterans Homeless Evidence and Research Synthesis Roundtable Series:  Addressing Social Determinants of Health: Exploring Implications for Policy through the Veterans Health Administration's Universal Screening for Housing Instability Among Veteran Outpatients.

Hooshyar, D., & Hunt-Johnson, N. (Eds.).  (2019). Proceedings from VA National Center on Homelessness among Veterans Homeless Evidence and Research Synthesis Roundtable Series:  Potential Benefits and Pitfalls in Predictive Analytics Among Veterans Experiencing Homelessness.

Hunt-Johnson, N. (Ed.). (2018). Proceedings from VA National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans Homeless Evidence and Research Synthesis Roundtable Series: Suicide and Homeless Veterans.

Casey, R., & Hunt-Johnson, N. (Eds.).  (2017). Proceedings from VA National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans Homeless Evidence and Research Synthesis Roundtable Series: Rural Veterans and Homelessness.

O’Toole, T.P., & Hunt-Johnson, N. (Eds.).  (2017). Proceedings from VA National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans Homeless Evidence and Research Synthesis Roundtable Series: Opioid Use Disorder and Homelessness.

O’Toole, T.P., & Hunt-Johnson, N. (Eds.).  (2016). Proceedings from VA National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans Homeless Evidence and Research Synthesis Roundtable Series: Women Veterans and Homelessness.

O’Toole, T.P., & Hunt-Johnson, N. (Eds.).  (2016). Proceedings from VA National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans Homeless Evidence and Research Synthesis Roundtable Series: Aging and the Homeless Community.

O’Toole, T.P., & Culhane, D. (Eds.). (2015). Proceedings from VA National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans Homeless Evidence and Research Synthesis Roundtable Series: Enumeration of Homelessness.

Operational Reports

Reports on Center research and evaluation work produced internally or in collaboration with external partners, such as the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.


Montgomery, A. E., Cusack, M. C., Gabrielian, S., Austin, E., & Kertesz, S. Exploring the Role of Project-Based Vouchers in the HUD-VASH Program(2018, February). Philadelphia, PA: National Center on Homelessness among Veterans.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans & U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development & Research (2017): HUD-VASH Exit Study Final Report.

VA National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans (2017): Homelessness Screening Clinical Reminder Annual Report, FY 2016.

VA National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans (2016): Homelessness Screening Clinical Reminder Annual Report, FY 2015.

VA National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans (2016): H-PACT Program Brief.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. (2014): Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) FY 2013 Annual Report.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.  (2013): Effectiveness of Permanent Housing Program FY 2012 Report. (Review of Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program, Year 1.)

VA National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans (2014): Return on Investment Analysis & Modeling White Paper 

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