Learn how two successful programs – Homefull in Dayton, OH, and Friendship Place, in Washington, DC – are able to successfully rapidly re-house households with no income.
Category: Children and Families
Rapidly Re-Housing Families in Phoenix
On September 27 Chela Schuster, Director of Strategic Housing Resources with UMOM Days Centers in Phoenix, AZ, discussed how they have successfully implemented rapid re-housing for vulnerable families in their community. Read UMOM’s Policy Brief on Rapid Re-Housing
Mandatory Spending Proposal: Homeless Assistance for Families
Program overview The Administration’s proposed Homeless Assistance for Families (HAF) program would provide $11 billion over ten years to pay for Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers and rapid re-housing for families experiencing or at risk of homelessness. Section 8 Housing […]
When a Child Has a Home Coloring Pages
Join us as we raise awareness of family homelessness to get communities, states, and the Federal government to focus policy solutions and funding toward ending this crisis. As part of this campaign we are collecting images and stories that represent the things a child should be able to do, but can’t, because of their lack of permanent, stable housing. We are asking children across the country to draw a picture for the Alliance showing us what life is like at their homes. Below are three different coloring prompts to choose from. Feel free to submit just one or all three!
TANF at 20: Improvement needed for homeless families
Today is the 20th anniversary of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and so journalists, researchers, policymakers and advocacy organizations are weighing in: Did it work? How can it work better?