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This report compiles the work done during the Rural Housing Policy course at the University of Minnesota Morris by the students and their instructor, Professor Greg Thorson. the class reviewed the literature on urban and rural homelessness, interviewed local providers of social service programs, developed a survey to be administered at regional homeless shelters, wrote the Institutional Review Board (IRB) proposal to authorize the administration of the survey, administered the survey, and analyzed the results.
Center for Small Towns
Housing, Homelessness, Poverty, Survey, Stevens County
Thorson, Gregory R.; Deuth, Joel; Anderson, Jacob; Clark, Katherine; Coulombe, Brad; Moore, Dan; Mowry, Evan; Opatz, Hilary; and Yard, Christopher, "Towards a Better Understanding of Rural Homelessness: An Examination of Housing Crisis in a Small, Rural Minnesota Community" (2008). Center for Small Towns. 7.