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USICH Releases National Research Agenda

United States Interagency Council on Homelessness

The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness has released a National Research Agenda that outlines priority areas where federal, local, and private investments should be made in addition to research in order to strengthen the federal Opening Doors plan to prevent and end homelessness. This research will assist USICH in expanding its knowledge base so that it can improve its policy making process and better understand best practices in the field.

The agenda covers 8 research topics:

  • Affordable and supportive housing
  • Cost offsets/cost effectiveness
  • Homeless crisis response
  • Homelessness prevalence and risk and protective factors
  • Improving health, well-being, and stability
  • Justice linkages
  • Accessing mainstream benefits
  • Pathways to employment

Click here to read USICH’s National Research Agenda.

Read more about the agenda.


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