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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.

If you would like a copy of any of our research and model implementation briefs, please e-mail the Center at ResearchQuery@va.gov.


Szymkowiak, D., Tsai, J., & Pietrzak, R. (May 2020). Delayed Homelessness After Military Discharge: Examination of a “Sleeper Effect”

Metraux, S., Kolaja, C., Crone, B., Byrne, T., Rull, R., & Porter, B. (April 2020). Risk Factors for Homelessness among Post-9/11 Era Veterans

Montgomery, A. E., Szymkowiak, D., & Tsai, J. (March 2020). Disparities in the Rates of Positive Screens for Housing Instability and Use of VHA Homeless Programs Among Veterans, by Sex and Race

True, G., Facundo, R., Montgomery, A. M., Bryne, T., & Cusack, M. (February 2020). Connecting Veterans with VHA Homeless Programs: A Patient-Centered Booklet to Help Veterans Navigate VHA Resources

Blosnich, J., Montgomery, A. M., & Dichter, M. (January, 2020). Understanding Risk for Suicidality among Veterans Who Experience Housing Instability

Finlay, A, Clark, S., Blue-Howells, J. Claudio, S., Stimmel, M., Tsai, J., Buchanan, A., Rosenthal, J., Harris, A., & Frayne, S. (November, 2019). Logic Model of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Role in Veterans Treatment Courts

Eric Jutkowitz, Halladay, C., McGeary, J., O'Toole, T., & Rudolph, J. (October, 2019). Use of Nursing Homes Among Veterans Who Experience Homelessness

Amanda M. Midboe, M., Byrne, T., Smelson, D., Jasuja, G., McInnes, G. K., & Troszak, L. (September, 2019). Examining the Opioid Epidemic Among Veterans Accessing VA Homeless Programs

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.
If you would like a copy of any of our HERS proceedings documents, please e-mail the Center at ResearchQuery@va.gov.


Hunt-Johnson, N. (Ed.). (2020). Proceedings from VA National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans Homeless Evidence and Research Synthesis Roundtable Series: Housing for Veterans with a Sex Offense History: Policy and Programmatic Solutions to Address Barriers for a High Need Population.

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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