Recommended Reading | Project HOME

Recommended Reading

Selected Articles and Facts on Homelessness

Issue Summary of Chronic Homelessness | From the National Alliance to End Homelessness
Project HOME's Economic and Fiscal Impact on Philadelphia Neighborhoods
Strategies for Reducing Chronic Homelessness: A Comparison of Seven Cities' Approaches
Fact sheets from the National Coalition for the Homeless on various aspects of homelessness
Criminalization of Homelessness in the United States | A report by the National Coalition for the Homeless
Poverty in the United States | Highlighting the hardships facing people and families living at or below the poverty line
Homelessness Analytics | Provides national mapping and trending information about homelessness among the general population and specific subpopulations (especially veterans)
National Low Income Housing Coalition, Out of Reach 2013 | Documents the costs of affordable housing and the number of full-time minimum wage jobs that would allow a person to afford reasonable housing
Homelessness Resource Exchange | Further information about Philadelphia available here
US Conference of Mayors 2013 Hunger and Homelessness Survey (previous years also available)
Until All Of Us Are Home: The Process of Leadership at Project HOME
What Will It Take To End Homelessness? | By Martha Burt

Selected Books

• Baumohl, Jim, Ed. Homelessness in America, 1996, Oryz Press.
• Blau, Joel. The Visible Poor: Homelessness in the United States, 1992, Oxford University Press.
• Kozol, Jonathan. Rachel and Her Children: Homeless Families in America, 1988, Random House.
• Lopez, Steven. The Soloist, 2008, Penguin Group.


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