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Advocacy Resource  |  March 12, 2015

Use these sample letters as templates when sending a letter to your Members of Congress urging them to provide $2.480 billion for HUD's McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance program and $21.1 billion for HUD's Section 8 Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Program

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Webinar  |  January 26, 2015

This page includes information about the upcoming federal budget briefing webinar, which will be hosted by Alliance staff, along with a variety of materials to help you better understand the President's Budget Proposal and upcoming advocacy opportunities.

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Toolkits  |  May 16, 2014

The Alliance developed this assessment tool to help communities prioritize and assess the needs people experiencing homelessness may have for emergency shelter, transitional housing, rapid re-housing, and permanent supportive housing. The tool provides a pre-screening section, prevention and diversion questions, and other methods for prioritizing consumers' needs for various services.

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Webinar  |  April 14, 2015

In this recording of a webinar that originally streamed April 14, 2015, speakers discuss two communities that are expanding their capacity to rapidly re-house individuals and families. Speakers describe how they built political will to transform their system, reallocated resources, and improved system performance.

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Other  |  April 14, 2015

This is the scholarship application for the Alliance's 2015 Conference on Ending Homelessness. Only individuals who are currently experiencing homelessness or who have experienced homelessness in the past are eligible to apply. The deadline to submit an application is Wednesday, May 20, 2015.

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Interactive Tool  |  April 14, 2015

This interactive map identifies and provides details on the current state of veteran homelessness in the U.S. The map provides details on changes in the number of veterans experiencing homelessness in a community from 2013 to 2014, data on communities that have ended veteran homelessness, and details on the 78 communities that could receive a new, one time "surge" of an additional $300 million in funding over the next three years under the Department of Veterans' Affairs (VA) Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program.

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Research Brief  |  April 7, 2015

These fact sheets collect data on specific homeless populations from the Alliance's report "The State of Homelessness in America 2015."

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Conference Presentation  |  April 3, 2015

Conference presentations from 3.1 System Performance 101: What are HUD’s System Performance Measures and How Can CoCs Use This Data?

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Conference Presentation  |  April 3, 2015

Conference presentations from 5.2 Strategically Shifting Resources: Assessing Project Performance for Tiering and Reallocation

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Report  |  April 1, 2015

The State of Homelessness in America 2015 is the fifth in a series of reports that chart progress in ending homelessness in the United States. It uses the most recently available data to present national and state trends in homelessness between 2013 and 2014, trends in populations at risk of homelessness from 2012 to 2013, and trends in the types and utilization of assistance available to people experiencing homelessness.

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Advocacy Resource  |  March 24, 2015

This page will provide an update of timely congressional activities and their impacts on programs serving people experiencing homelessness. This page will be updated each Tuesday that there is news to report. 

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Advocacy Update  |  March 13, 2015

To ensure that the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants receive the Administration's proposed $345 million increase to $2.480 billion, which would allow us to end chronic homelessness by the end of 2017 and make progress toward ending family and youth homelessness, Members of Congress will need to hear from YOU about how important these programs are in their states and districts. Please draft letters to your Members of Congress TODAY, and send them as soon as possible (Senate letters by Tuesday March 17 and House letters by Friday, March 20)!

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Advocacy Letters  |  March 12, 2015

Sign-On Letter circulated by Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI) to support a funding level of $2.480 billion for HUD's McKinney-Vento programs in FY 2016.

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Advocacy Letters  |  March 12, 2015

Sign-On Letter circulated by Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) to support $2.480 billion for HUD's McKinney-Vento program and $21.1 billion for the Section 8 Tenant-Based Rental Assistance program in FY 2016.

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Conference Presentation  |  March 11, 2015

Conference Presentations from 5.1 Getting It Right: Evaluating Your Rapid Re-Housing Program.

 

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