The Criminalization of Homelessness: Additional Resources

Proven Solutions to End Chronic Homelessness (PDF)

"Punishing Homelessness" by Sara Rankin (PDF)

Martin v. City of Boise (9th Cir. 2018) (PDF)

Studies Showing Effectiveness of Housing First & Permanent Supportive Housing (PDF)

FAQs About Homelessness (PDF)

Introduction to Housing First and Permanent Supportive Housing (PDF)

12 Steps Cities Can Take (PDF) 

Reports from Seattle University’s Homeless Rights Advocacy Project http://www.law.seattleu.edu/hrap

Sara Rankin, "The Influence of Exile:" http://ssrn.com/abstract=2754254

Columbia Legal Services, Webpage for Advocacy Work on Homelessness
http://www.columbialegal.org/standing-shelter-everyone

Some materials from the ACLU of Washington, Homelessness Advocacy Resource Center
https://www.aclu-wa.org/homelessness-advocacy-resource-center

A report on criminalization in California-- California's New Vagrancy Laws: The Growing Enactment and Enforcement of Anti-Homeless Laws in the Golden State, UC Berkeley School of Law (February 12, 2015): https://ssrn.com/abstract=2558944

More from California- Punishing the Poorest: How the Criminalization of Homelessness Perpetuates Poverty in San Francisco, SF Coalition on Homelessness: http://www.cohsf.org/Punishing.pdf

Homelessness and the Cost of Qualify of Life Laws, California Budget and Legislative Analyst Office Report: http://s79f01z693v3ecoes3yyjsg1.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Budget-and-Legislative-Analyst-Report.Quality-of-Life-Infactions-and-Homelessness.052616-1.pdf

Western Regional Advocacy Project—a great homeless rights advocacy street activist organization in California: http://wraphome.org/

A report on criminalization in Colorado by the University of Denver Sturm College of Law:
http://www.law.du.edu/index.php/homeless-advocacy-policy-project

Study on the Criminalization of Homelessness in Connecticut by Yale Law School’s Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic,
https://law.yale.edu/system/files/documents/pdf/news/criminalization_of_homelessness_report_for_web_full_report.pdf

You’ll find national analyses at:

National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty: https://www.nlchp.org/

National Coalition for the Homeless: http://www.nationalhomeless.org