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Below are brief descriptions of selected articles on housing and living spaces in the Downtown Eastside. Each featured article comes with an research summary, and its full text has been archived in cIRcle, UBC’s open access repository.
Limited access to private space linked to street disorder
Many participants in this study reported that they would spend less time on the street if they had more access to private space.
Women in sex work struggle to find safe, secure housing
This study suggests an urgent need for transitional housing to meet minimum basic standards and to develop long-term, safe housing for women in sex work.