Coding Manual for "What Will it Take to End Homelessness?"
Woelfer, Jill Palzkill
Hendry, David G
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This technical report presents a coding manual for analyzing a body of material related to the causes or explanations of homelessness, opportunities and solutions for addressing homelessness, or related aspects. The coding manual, which shows good inter-rater reliability, consists of three major codes, namely “Structural Factors,” “Individual Factors,” and “Not Possible to End Homelessness,” along with 16 sub-codes. The technical report also includes a summary of the development of the coding manual and measures of reliability, all 109 excerpts that were used in the construction of the manual, a summary of the codes applied to the excerpts, and a tutorial on the calculation of Cohen’s Kappa.