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Explanations: housing matters

Mike Allen, Lars Benjaminsen, Eoin O’Sullivan, and Nicholas Pleace

in Ending Homelessness?: The Contrasting Experiences of Denmark, Finland and Ireland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447347170
eISBN:
9781447347323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447347170.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter 5 explores the role of Housing First and then the broader housing market, particularly social housing, in explaining the variations in outcomes described in previous chapters. The chapter ... More


Housing First: Ending Homelessness, Transforming Systems, and Changing Lives

Deborah K. Padgett, Benjamin F. Henwood, and Sam J. Tsemberis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199989805
eISBN:
9780190455804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989805.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Little more than two decades ago, the “Housing First” (HF) approach pioneered by Pathways to Housing, Inc. was a small but determined challenge to the burgeoning yet ineffective service system for ... More


Ending homelessness? Policy and progress in Denmark, Finland and Ireland

Mike Allen, Lars Benjaminsen, Eoin O’Sullivan, and Nicholas Pleace

in Ending Homelessness?: The Contrasting Experiences of Denmark, Finland and Ireland

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447347170
eISBN:
9781447347323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447347170.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter provides a critique of shelter-based responses to homelessness, and the emergence of housing led solutions to homelessness. The chapter documents this shift to a nuanced and ... More


Growth of Housing First in the United States: Challenges of Expansion and Fidelity

Deborah K. Padgett, Benjamin F. Henwood, and Sam J. Tsemberis

in Housing First: Ending Homelessness, Transforming Systems, and Changing Lives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199989805
eISBN:
9780190455804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989805.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses how the proven effectiveness of HF resulted in its widespread dissemination. Those opting for a faithful replication of PHF usually sought direct advice and consultation from ... More


What Do We Mean by Housing First?: Considering the Significance of Variations in Housing First Services in the European Union

Nicholas Pleace and Joanne Bretherton

in Housing, Citizenship, and Communities for People with Serious Mental Illness: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190265601
eISBN:
9780190265618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190265601.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter explores the introduction of Housing First services for homeless people with severe mental illness in Europe. Housing First, already becoming characterized by paradigm drift as it spread ... More


Housing First Gets its Evidence Base and Momentum Builds

Deborah K. Padgett, Benjamin F. Henwood, and Sam J. Tsemberis

in Housing First: Ending Homelessness, Transforming Systems, and Changing Lives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199989805
eISBN:
9780190455804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989805.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses how, beginning in 1997, Pathways embarked on an experiment in self-evaluation that laid the groundwork for its national then international impact. Studies such as the New York ... More


Knowledge for social innovation

Andreas Novy, Pieter Cools, Gert Verschraegen, and Carla Weinzierl

in Local Social Innovation to Combat Poverty and Exclusion: A Critical Appraisal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447338444
eISBN:
9781447338482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338444.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter investigates two ideal types of knowledge about and for social innovations combating poverty: A model of linear change based on standardized knowledge and a context-sensitive model based ... More


Paradigm Shifts and Systems Change: Understanding Housing First and its Impact

Deborah K. Padgett, Benjamin F. Henwood, and Sam J. Tsemberis

in Housing First: Ending Homelessness, Transforming Systems, and Changing Lives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199989805
eISBN:
9780190455804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989805.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter sets forth a framework for understanding Housing First (HF) that draws on yet transcends its particulars. First, it addresses what is meant by “housing first” as it was developed by ... More


Supported Housing: Twenty-Five Years of the Housing and Urban Development–Veterans Affairs Supported Housing (HUD-VASH) Program

Maria J. O’Connell and Robert A. Rosenheck

in Homelessness Among U.S. Veterans: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190695132
eISBN:
9780190695163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695132.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Supported housing, providing both financial housing subsidies and case management support, is widely recognized as the most effective approach to ending homelessness for individuals with psychiatric ... More


Homelessness in America: Truths and Consequences

Deborah K. Padgett, Benjamin F. Henwood, and Sam J. Tsemberis

in Housing First: Ending Homelessness, Transforming Systems, and Changing Lives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199989805
eISBN:
9780190455804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989805.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter sets the story of HF within the larger historical context of homelessness, noting that this social problem is part of a trend toward growing inequality and housing insecurity in the ... More


The Evolution of Housing for People with Serious Mental Illness

Geoffrey Nelson and Timothy MacLeod

in Housing, Citizenship, and Communities for People with Serious Mental Illness: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190265601
eISBN:
9780190265618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190265601.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter provides an overview of the recent history of housing for people with serious mental illness, with an emphasis on developments in North America. It identifies approaches to community ... More


Landlords and Scattered-Site Housing

Timothy MacLeod, Tim Aubry, Geoffrey Nelson, Henri Dorvil, Scott McCullough, and Patricia O’Campo

in Housing, Citizenship, and Communities for People with Serious Mental Illness: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190265601
eISBN:
9780190265618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190265601.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The literature on landlords in independent supportive housing is surprisingly sparse, given that landlords are fundamental to the coordination and provision of housing for participants in programs ... More


Housing, Citizenship, and Communities for People with Serious Mental Illness: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy Perspectives

John Sylvestre, Geoffrey Nelson, and Tim Aubry (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190265601
eISBN:
9780190265618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190265601.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the field of housing for people with serious mental illness, with a special focus on citizenship and community life as key outcomes for people living ... More


Housing First From the Inside: Qualitative Research with Clients

Deborah K. Padgett, Benjamin F. Henwood, and Sam J. Tsemberis

in Housing First: Ending Homelessness, Transforming Systems, and Changing Lives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199989805
eISBN:
9780190455804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989805.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses how qualitative studies can address the same outcomes as quantitative research on HF, albeit from a different perspective. Such studies also feature less tangible or measurable ... More


In Their Own Words: Consumers Share Their Stories

Deborah K. Padgett, Benjamin F. Henwood, and Sam J. Tsemberis

in Housing First: Ending Homelessness, Transforming Systems, and Changing Lives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199989805
eISBN:
9780190455804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989805.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter personifies themes of the previous chapter with individual vignettes of men and women drawn from in-depth interviews conducted during the New York Services Study or the New York Recovery ... More


Ending Homelessness?: The Contrasting Experiences of Denmark, Finland and Ireland

Mike Allen, Lars Benjaminsen, Eoin O'Sullivan, and Nicholas Pleace

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447347170
eISBN:
9781447347323
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447347170.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In recent years, across Europe, North America and the Antipodes, a significant number of countries, states and regions have devised strategies that aim to end long-term homelessness and the need to ... More


Homelessness politics

Brian Lund

in Housing Politics in the United Kingdom: Power, Planning and Protest

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447327073
eISBN:
9781447327097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327073.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter focuses on the salience of homelessness constructions reviewing how the various meanings attached to homelessness ― masterless men, vagrancy, destitution’, houseless poor’, rootless’, ... More


Supported housing for homeless people

David Clapham

in Accommodating difference: Evaluating supported housing for vulnerable people

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447306344
eISBN:
9781447311591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306344.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter begins with an analysis of the discourses of homelessness that forms the background to a description of the policies towards homeless people in Sweden and Britain. This is followed by an ... More


Housing First and System/Community Transformation

Paula Goering and Sam Tsemberis

in Community Psychology and Community Mental Health: Towards Transformative Change

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199362424
eISBN:
9780199362448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199362424.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter focuses on Housing First as an exemplar of transformational change. With its focus on consumer choice, citizenship, recovery, and community integration, Housing First embodies the ... More


The Contributions of the Concept of Citizenship to Housing Practice, Policy, and Research

John Sylvestre

in Housing, Citizenship, and Communities for People with Serious Mental Illness: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190265601
eISBN:
9780190265618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190265601.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter discusses the contributions that the concept of citizenship can make to practice, policy, and research on housing for people with serious mental illness. The chapter is concerned with ... More


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