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Colburn & Fyall Analyze the Use of Hotels as Homeless Shelters in New Publication

Posted: 6/13/2022 (CSDE in the News)

CSDE Affiliates Gregg Colburn and Rachel Fyall, partnered with co-authors Christina McHugh, Pear Moraras, Victoria Ewing, and Samantha Thompson, recently published research on local homeless shelter policy in Housing Policy Debate.  This study analyzes the COVID-19 homelessness response in King County, in which people were moved out of high-density emergency shelters into hotel rooms. The study highlights a new approach to shelter delivery that not only responded to the public health imperatives of COVID-19, but also indicated positive health and social outcomes compared to traditional congregate settings

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