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The Costs of Homelessness

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In today’s episode of The Policy Paycheck, host Serena Allen discusses the economics of homelessness with expert Dr. Gary Painter.

How did homelessness become such a large policy issue? How much does the state pay to combat homelessness? What are noneconomic costs of homelessness?

Gary Dean Painter, Chair of the Department of Public Policy and Director of the Sol Price Center for Social Innovation Director, USC Sol Price Center for Social Innovation, Director, Homelessness Policy Research Institute

Some of things we talked about ...

Article in the Journal of Housing Economics

The role of parental financial assistance in the transition to homeownership by young adults.
by Hyojung Lee, Dowell Myers, Gary Painter, Johanna Thunell, and Julie Zissimopoulos

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Produced by Serena Allen & Aubrey Hicks. Sound editing by the Brothers Hedden.

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