Author: John Threlkeld

How Congress Can Revive Critical Veteran Homelessness Services

During the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) was given special authority to provide veterans experiencing homelessness with communication and transportation services as well as food, shelter, clothing, blankets, and hygiene supplies. A senior VA […]

Where Congress Stands on Homelessness Funding

When the Senate’s funding bill for affordable housing and homelessness programs was released on July 20, it was clear that our collective advocacy leading up to and on the Alliance’s Capitol Hill Day had been effective and that members of […]

How Debt Ceiling Negotiations Threaten Homelessness Funding

Recent Developments On April 26, Alliance CEO Ann Oliva sent a letter to lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives. The letter expressed grave concerns about the adverse impact the House Republicans’ proposed debt ceiling legislation would have on people […]

What Can FY23 Funding Do for Homelessness?

The Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) Consolidated Appropriations Bill (H.R. 2617), also known as the Omnibus bill, was unveiled earlier today. Lawmakers who serve on the House and Senate Appropriations Committees increased the Homelessness Assistance Grants (HAG) account to $3.63 billion. […]

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