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Martha Burt
Homelessness not only causes poor outcomes for the families and individuals affected; it is costly to communities, states, and taxpayers. Children experiencing homelessness are particularly vulnerable to negative outcomes, and more likely to become...
Martha R. Burt
The Partnerships to Demonstrate the Effectiveness of Supportive Housing, funded by the US Department of Health and Human Services was designed to explore the effects of providing housing and intensive services to high-need families in the child...
Martha R. Burt, Carol Wilkins
In 2003 the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awarded CSH $6 million over two years for a Taking Health Care Home Initiative (THCH). CSH is working with states and localities through THCH to demonstrate how they can create supportive housing that ends...
Martha R. Burt, Carol Wilkins
This guide is meant to help communities that want or need to do three different but related things: 1) calculate an expected number of homeless people over a year's time when you only have data from a point-in-time (PIT) count; 2) use both PIT...
Martha R. Burt, Carol Pearson, Ann Montgomery
This article summarizes the findings of a study of community-wide strategies for preventing homelessness among families and single adults with serious mental illness, conducted for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. The study...
Martha R. Burt, Jill Khadduri, Daniel Gubits
The study collected data from the families at the time they were recruited in emergency shelters, revealing that these families are often living in deep poverty with significant levels of housing instability, weak work histories, and disabilities...
Martha R. Burt, Carol PearsonAnn Elizabeth Montgomery
This article summarizes the findings of a study of community-wide strategies for preventing homelessness among families and single adults with serious mental illness, conducted for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. The study...
Jay Bainbridge, Karen Booth, Martha Burt, MaryJoel Holin
This is the handout for the 2006 HMIS Conference Workshop, "Understanding the Extent and Nature of Homelessness at the Local Level: Implementing More Efficient and Accurate Point-in-Time Counts."
Martha R. Burt, Carol L. Pearson, Ann Elizabeth Montgomery
This exploratory study identifies communities that have implemented effective and well-targeted communitywide homelessness prevention strategies. The study illustrates these approaches in six communities with the hope that other communities can...
Martha R. Burt, Maeve E. Gearing, Marla McDaniel
The Partnership to Demonstrate the Effectiveness of Supportive Housing, funded by the US Department of Health and Human Services, was designed to explore the effects of providing housing and intensive services to high-need families in the child...
Martha Burt, John Hedderson, Janine M. Zweig, Mary Ortiz, Laudan Aron, Sabrina Johnson
The basis of this comprehensive document is extensive research in seven U.S. cities that demonstrated a commitment and a community-wide approach to reducing chronic street homelessness. It documents effective strategies and measures of effectiveness...
Martha R. Burt, Laudan Y. Aron, Toby Douglas, Jesse Valente, Edgar Lee, Britta Iwen
The 1996 National Survey of Homeless Assistance Providers and Clients is a landmark study that provides information about the providers of homeless assistance and the characteristics of homeless persons who use services. It functions as an important...