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Evidence Matters is PD&R's quarterly publication that demonstrates HUD's commitment to evidence-based policymaking. Each quarterly issue focuses on a key theme and highlights policy-relevant research that connects policymakers at all levels, as well as researchers, advocates, and industry members, with clear, accessible, and timely information. For more on the history and development of the publication, read "Five Years of Evidence Matters” on PD&R Edge.

Current Issue: Housing First and Homelessness (Spring/Summer 2023)

This issue of Evidence Matters explores the role of the Housing First model in addressing homelessness. Unlike other delivery methods for solving homelessness, Housing First relies on the principle of getting individuals and households experiencing homelessness into housing with as few barriers as possible. The lead article, “Housing First Works,” finds that the foremost researchers and policymakers addressing homelessness agree: homelessness is solvable. A resolution, however, will be possible only when evidence-based practices align with political will. Read More >>

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