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Justice and Homes for All - HMIS and OPM Data Match Shows Intersection




Is homelessness is a driver for incarceration and recidivism in the criminal justice system? CCEH conducted an initial analysis of individuals who had been previously matched as having involvement with the Connecticut correctional system with those who have experienced homelessness per the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS). In partnership with the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the goal of the analysis was to understand the intersection of this population in order to reduce the prison population through improved housing interventions via policy changes. 


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CCEH would like to thank the Tow Foundation and the Melville Charitable Trust for their support and for making this research possible.