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WHQR Presents ... The Hidden Homeless, a podcast from UNCW School of Social Work

This is WHQR Presents – where we platform creators from around the region. Today’s show is The Hidden Homeless — a podcast created by social workers at UNCW’s School of Social Work. It’s aimed at starting a conversation and raising awareness around Wilmington’s housing crisis — specifically how it impacts Hispanic communities.

Stayed tuned after the episode, to hear from the team that created this podcast!

You can find the original podcast here.

This episode was produced by (in alphabetical order) Britt Carpenter, Carly Carn, Aishel Garcia, Kalin Goriup, Kara Shaw, Tania Smith, and Ellen Tucker.

A special thanks to Katrina Knight, Michelle Bennett, and Jazmine Trejo for their contributions to the podcast.


  • Boateng, G. O., & Adams, E. A. (2022). A multilevel, multidimensional scale for measuring housing insecurity in urban slums and informal settlements: a psychometric study. The Lancet Global Health, 10, S7.
  • Chinchilla, M., Ponce, N., & Yue, D. (2022). Housing insecurity among latinos. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 24, 656–665.
  • Fremstad, S., Kalkat, S., & Yixia Cai, J. (2021). Housing Insecurity by race and place during the pandemic. Center for Economic and Policy Research.
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (2019). The State of Latino Housing [Fact sheet].
  • Ruther, M., Tesfai, R. (2022). Immigrant neighborhoods and eviction: Hidden housing crisis? Cities. 131.

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