Addressing Homelessness and Housing Insecurity in Higher Education

Strategies for Educational Leaders
by Ronald E. Hallett, Rashida M. Crutchfield & Jennifer J. Maguire
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Publisher: Teachers College Press

Publication Date: June 28, 2019

ISBN: 9780807777800

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Featuring vignettes of students experiencing homelessness and housing insecurity, this book offers readers research-based, practical guidance for creating and implementing a plan of action to address these issues within their local context. Topics include trauma-informed frameworks, policies affecting homelessness and housing insecurity, transitioning students to college, supporting college retention, collaborations and partnerships, and life after college. This practical resource can be used as a professional development tool for student affairs, academic affairs, health and wellness centers, and other campus-based support services.

“Provides context, but it also offers tangible suggestions for how you can develop or expand your philosophical, practical, and political efforts to address the needs of students.”
—From the Foreword by Timothy P. White, chancellor of The California State University

“These skilled authors provide invaluable insights into homelessness and guidance for how we can respond. This is important work that should be shared throughout higher education!”
—Peter Miller, University of Wisconsin–Madison

“This is a must-read for higher education professionals who want to support students affected by issues of housing insecurity and homelessness.”
—Robert D. Reason, Iowa State University

“This book not only enlightens leaders but also helps campuses to develop meaningful action plans through local evaluation and planning.”
—Adrianna Kezar, University of Southern California