The proposal includes important new initiatives that illuminate the beginnings of a path toward substantially less homelessness in the long run. Unfortunately, the short-term proposal for the largest targeted homelessness account is not adequate, so the Alliance will be advocating […]
Category: Federal Funding
Making Progress on Homelessness, Thanks to Federal Initiatives
So these past few weeks, it was good to see two announcements indicating that homelessness systems in many communities worked to move tens of thousands of Americans from homelessness into housing throughout 2022. Here’s what was accomplished, and what these […]
Statement on Newly Released Federal Grants to Address Unsheltered and Rural Homelessness
The grants come on the heels of a recent announcements by HUD, which reported that more than 100,000 households were rehoused and 40,000 units of affordable housing had been put into production in 2022 as part of the Biden Administration’s […]
What Can (and Can’t) Local Government Do to Address Homelessness?
More and more, local governments like cities, towns, and counties are finding themselves at the forefront of the homelessness crisis. Who do you call when you need a pothole fixed, or to report a downed tree branch? Local government. Similarly, […]
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. […]