Content Type: Publications

Strategies of State Mental Health Agencies to Prevent and End Homelessness

nameThis is an issue brief presenting the ways state mental health agencies can work cooperatively with community members and lawmakers to prevent and end homelessness for those afflicted with severe mental illness. Key strategies are examined in this brief, as well as case studies of states that have successfully implemented some of these strategies.

Homelessness Prevention Guide

The National Alliance to End Homelessness has published this guide and companion to help organizations create a homelessness prevention program or improve an existing prevention program.

Summary of HEARTH Act

This brief provides a detailed overview of the Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing (HEARTH) Act that was included in the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act, which was signed into law on May 20, 2009 by President Obama. The document explains the legislation's background, provides details on its provisions, and discusses the ramifications of the bill's language for implementation and application procedures.