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Lee, B. A., Tyler, K. A., & Wright, J. D. (2010). The new homelessness revisited. Annual Review of Sociology, 36, 501-521. doi:10.1146/annurev-soc-070308-115940
Loftus-Farren, Z. (2011). Tent cities: An interim solution to homelessness and affordable housing shortages in the United States [PDF]. California Law Review, 99, 1037-1082. Retrieved from http://scholarship.law.berkeley.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1033&context=californialawreview
National Alliance to End Homelessness. (2021, January). The state of homelessness in America. Retrieved from https://endhomelessness.org/resource/archived-state-of-homelessness/
United States Conference of Mayors. (2016, December). Hunger and homelessness survey: A status report on hunger and homelessness in America’s cities. Retrieved from https://endhomelessness.atavist.com/mayorsreport2016
United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. (2021). Continuum of Care homeless populations and subpopulations reports. Retrieved from https://www.hudexchange.info/programs/coc/coc-homeless-populations-and-subpopulations-reports/
Bauman, T. (2016, August). The crisis of homelessness: Across the nation and in the Pacific Northwest [PowerPoint]. Presentation at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.
Demirel, S. (2016a, June 28). Homeless in Seattle: The roots of a crisis. Crosscut. Retrieved from http://features.crosscut.com/homeless-in-seattle-the-roots-of-a-crisis
Demirel, S. (2016b, July 19). Seattle's 30-year fight to end homelessness. Crosscut. Retrieved from http://features.crosscut.com/the-30-year-fight-to-end-homelessness-in-seattle
Demirel, S. (2016c, August 23). What next for Seattle’s homeless? Crosscut. Retrieved from http://features.crosscut.com/seattle-homeless-the-future-facing-homelessness
McKinney, J. & Snedker, K. (2016). From charity to change [PDF]. Contexts, 15, 80-82. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1536504216648162
National Coalition for the Homeless. (2010, March). Tent cities three and four, Seattle, WA [PDF]. In: Tent Cities in America: A Pacific Coast Report (pp. 18-25). Retrieved from http://nationalhomeless.org/references/publications/
Putnam, M. (2016, August). Homelessness in King County [PowerPoint]. Presentation at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.
Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness. (2018). Annual Report. Retrieved from http://homelessinfo.org/2018-annual-report/
Seattle Times. (2022). Project Homeless. Retrieved from https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/homeless/
Snedker, K. & McKinney, J. (2016, August). "We are homeless, not helpless:" Voices from inside a tent encampment [PowerPoint]. Presentation at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.
Snedker, K. & McKinney, J. (2018, May 6). Hosting a homeless encampment changed our university. Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrived from https://www.chronicle.com/article/Hosting-a-Homeless-Encampment/243311
Snedker, K. & McKinney, J. (2018, June 5). Four myths about homelessness: voices from a tent city. Retrieved from https://theconversation.com/four-myths-about-homelessness-voices-from-a-tent-city-96943
Beiler, R. (2001). The aroma of Christ. Sojourners Magazine, 30(6), 36-37. Retrieved from http://www.sojo.net/magazine/2001/11/aroma-christ
Lewis, B. (2012, January 7). Not at home: Rethinking hospitality and homelessness. Retrieved from http://theotherjournal.com/churchandpomo/2012/01/07/not-at-home-rethinking-hospitality-and-homelessness-3/
Bassuk, E. L. (2010). Ending child homelessness in America. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 80(4), 496-504. doi:10.1111/j.1939-0025.2010.01052.x
DeForge, V., Zehnder, S., Minick, P., & Carmon, M. (2001). Children’s perceptions of homelessness. Pediatric Nursing, 27(4), 377-383. Retrieved from http://www.pediatricnursing.net
Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness. (2012). Family turn away survey report 2012 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://clerk.seattle.gov/~public/meetingrecords/2012/hhshc20120725_5a.pdf
Al-Abweh, R. (2017). Rethinking “home” through the lens of “homelessness” and why this is relevant to urban planning and public policy. Retrieved from https://apawa.memberclicks.net/10-2017-rethinking-home
Alhashimi, H., & Dwyer, W. (2004, January). Is there such an entity as a housing market? [PDF]. Presented at the 10th Annual Pacific Rim Real Estate Conference, Bangkok. Retrieved from http://prres.net/Papers/Alhashimi_Is_there_such_an_entity_as_a_housing_market.pdf
Diddams, M., & Maykovich, X. (2016, July). Seattle's renting crisis: Report & policy recommendations [PDF]. Retrieved from http://herbold.seattle.gov/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Seattles-Renting-Crisis-WCAN-Report.pdf
Eyre, M. H. (2016, August). Design justice & democracy of tiny homes [PDF]. Presentation at the American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.
Freeman, L. (2002, May). America’s affordable housing crisis: A contract unfilled. American Journal of Public Health, 92(5), 709-712. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1447149/
Foscarinis, M. (2007). The growth of a movement for a human right to housing in the United States [PDF]. Harvard Human Rights Journal, 20, 35-40. Retrieved from http://sites.uci.edu/humanrights/files/2013/02/THE-GROWTH-OF-A-MOVEMENT-FOR-A-HUMAN-RIGHT-TO-HOUSING-IN-THE-UNITED-STATES.pdf
Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. (2022, June). The state of the nation's housing 2022. Retrieved from https://www.jchs.harvard.edu/state-nations-housing-2022
Landis, J., & McClure, K. (2010, Summer). Rethinking federal housing policy. Journal of the American Planning Association, 76(3), 319 – 348. doi:10.1080/01944363.2010.484793
National Housing Conference (2016). Housing Landscape 2016. Retrieved from https://www.nhc.org/publication/housing-landscape-2016/
National Housing Conference. (2022). Paycheck to paycheck. Retrieved from https://www.nhc.org/paycheck-to-paycheck/
National Low Income Housing Coalition. (2015). A brief historical overview of affordable rental housing [PDF]. Retrieved from http://nlihc.org/sites/default/files/Sec1.03_Historical-Overview_2015.pdf
National Low Income Housing Coalition. (2022). Out of reach report. Retrieved from http://nlihc.org/oor
National Low Income Housing Coalition. (2022). The gap: A shortage of affordable homes. Retrieved from http://nlihc.org/research/gap-report
Sternlieb, G., & Hughes, J.W. (1991). Private market provision of low-income housing: Historical perspective and future prospects. Housing Policy Debate, 2(2), 123 – 141. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10511482.1991.9521046
Stone, M. (2006). Housing affordability: One-third of a nation shelter-poor. In R.G. Bratt, M. Stone, & C. Hartman (Eds.) : A Right to Housing: Foundation for a New Social Agenda (pp. 38-60). Philadelphia: Temple University Press. Retrieved from http://works.bepress.com/michael_stone/6/
Thiele, B. (2002, May). The human right to adequate housing: A tool for promoting and protecting individual and community health. American Journal of Public Health, 92(5), 712 -715. Retrieved from http://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/pdf/10.2105/AJPH.92.5.712
Bass, B. G. (2009). Faith-based programs and their influence on homelessness [select OvidSP for full text SPU-only access]. Family & Community Health, 32(4), 314-319. http://www.dx.doi.org/10.1097/FCH.0b013e3181b91f25
Forrest, S. (2014). From 'Rabble Management' to 'Recovery Management': Policing homelessness in marginal urban space. Urban Studies, 51, 1909-1925. doi:10.1177/0042098013499798
Hohlbein, R. (2016, June 28). The faces of homelessness. Crosscut. Retrieved from http://features.crosscut.com/the-faces-of-homelessness
Time To Listen (Complete Film) from ChangeHomelessness on Vimeo.
Time To Listen is a 15 minute film focusing on the stories of six different homeless individuals and how they navigate life. Weather it’s the economy, substance abuse, poor decisions, health issues, mental illness, chronic homelessness, or life change. Whatever causes homelessness…these six individuals are opening up and sharing about how they became homeless, what it feels like to be homeless, and how they would like you to see them.
Click this link to download the complete (HD) film, 90 second preview, & discussion guide for free.