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Defining and Measuring Housing Insecurity in the United States

In two papers recently published by researchers at USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, the authors develop a comprehensive definition of housing insecurity, as well as a measurement scale that captures housing insecurity in a multi-dimensional way.


The authors of these papers also put forth that homelessness is an extreme form of housing insecurity, and therefore both issues should be considered concurrently rather than separately.


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