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“As our understandings of how to effectively respond to homelessness evolve, we need to take a closer look at prevention.”

The typology of homelessness prevention is an integrated systems approach addressing the complex interplay of individual, relational, institutional, and structural or societal factors that produce and sustain homelessness. This typology includes five categories intended to organize the various activities that must take place to prevent homelessness.


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