Research and Policy Analysis

This current and wide-ranging collection of research reports on youth homelessness address the prevalence of youth homelessness in the United States, populations that are disproportionately affected, rural homelessness and more.

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New Opportunities: The Youth Homelessness Prevention Initiative
We cannot end youth homelessness until we prevent it. That’s why Chapin Hall has launched a four-phase initiative to continue momentum and action to prevent...
May 17, 2022
Project
Maximizing Impact of Direct Cash Transfers to Young People
Collaborative community engagement with youth experts, local jurisdictions, nonprofits, researchers, practitioners, and policymakers through an interactive...
January 21, 2022
Report
Youth of Color Disproportionately Impacted by Housing Instability
This brief consolidates Chapin Hall research about race as a factor in the likelihood that teens and young adults will experience housing instability.
2021
News
Public-Private Partnership Launches the First Direct Cash Transfer Study for Addressing Young Adult Homelessness
Chapin Hall and partners launch initiative to empower young people, increase their access to safe and stable housing, and improve evidence on what works
June 17, 2021
Report
Millions of Young People are Struggling to Meet Basic Needs during COVID-19, with Large Racial Disparities
This study examines previously untold stories of the pandemic among young people, focusing particularly on food and housing insecurity, mental health, and race.
2021
Report
Direct Cash Transfers Programs Can Help Youth Sustainably Exit Homelessness
This report suggests ways to design a smart, responsive direct cash transfers programs to support youth experiencing homelessness.
2020
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