The Criminalization of Homelessness: Additional Resources

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