Rural homelessness: how the structural and social context of small-town living influences the experience of homelessness

Article:  This study explores the experience of housing insecurity and its impact on the health of rural residents, identifies the various factors contributing to homelessness in a rural context, and gives voice to people with lived experience about their needs, challenges, and potential solutions to the housing crisis.

Original article 

Following Up: Putting rural homelessness on the radar

News Article: Research project led by Lakehead University professor looks at experiences of rural and remote homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Elgin County Housing Homelessness – Final Report

by Tim Welch Consulting Inc. (TWC)

Uncovering Hidden Homelessness in Rural America

by John Heinz, Invisible People

Invisible People is a registered 501(c)(3). EIN: 27-2079758
Copyright ©2008-2020, Invisible People –

Housing First in Rural Canada: Rural Homelessness & Housing First Feasibility Across 22 Canadian Communities

by Jennette Waegemakers Schiff and Alina Turner

Rural Homelessness in Western Canada: Lessons Learned from Diverse Communities

by Jeannette Waegemakers Schiff, Rebecca Schiff, and Alina Turner

Social Inclusion (ISSN: 2183–2803) 2016, Volume 4, Issue 4, Pages 73–85 DOI: 10.17645/si.v4i4.633
Available on the Homeless Hub

Rural Homelessness in Canada: Directions for Planning and Research,

by Jeannette Waegemakers Schiff, Rebecca Schiff, Alina Turner, Karine Bernard

Journal of Rural and Community Development
ISSN: 1712-8277 Journal of Rural and Community Development –

International Perspectives on Rural Homelessness (Book) – Bruce Pearce wrote an article for the book

by Paul Milbourne and Paul Cloke

2006, Routledge, New York, NY 
ISBN 10: 0-415-34472-0

“They want a different life”: Rural northern settlement dynamics and pathways to homelessness in Yellowknife and Inuvik, Northwest Territories

by Julia Christensen

First published: 30 July 2012
2020 Elsevier B.V.

Strategies for Addressing Rural Homelessness

(Many Resources from the United States HUD)

2020 US Department of Housing and Urban Development

Rural Homelessness

(Many resources listed from a US perspective)

National Coalition for the Homeless
2201 P Street NW
Washington, DC 20037-1033

Homelessness and Hidden Homelessness in Rural and Northern Ontario

by Kauppi, C., O’Grady, B., Schiff, R., Martin, F. and Ontario Municipal Social Services Association. (2017).

Guelph, ON: Rural Ontario Institute.