This report updates the 2003 Literature Review of Current Housing and Homelessness Research in the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM). The review covers information, published or issued between 1993 and 2004, deemed to be highly relevant to the HRM context. Various forms of research studies (working papers, white papers, plans, theses, internal studies and reports, evaluation reports, historical documents) constitute the literature review.
The Literature Review has the following objectives:
- To compile and consolidate academic and non-academic research published between 1993 and 2004 on housing and homelessness issues in HRM, including research pertinent to the various populations of homeless and at-risk individuals;
- To identify limitations and gaps in existing research on homelessness issues in the Halifax Regional Municipality;
- To provide limited additional national and international resources relevant to housing and homelessness research.