Alliance staff members, too, are reflecting on how they can strengthen their commitment to this work. Here’s what their hopes and goals for the homelessness field look like for 2023: The new year holds a lot of promise for homelessness: […]
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What Does the New AHAR Report Tells Us About Family Homelessness?
This report documents the number and characteristics of those experiencing homelessness on one night in January 2022. The one day Point-in-Time (PIT) Count snapshot would not be possible without the commitment of tens of thousands of volunteer hours in the […]
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. […]
New Federal Data Shows Continued Increases in Chronic and Unsheltered Homelessness, Reductions for Families, Youth, and Veterans
In light of the unprecedented economic strain caused by COVID-19, combined with a severe and prolonged nationwide affordable housing crisis, the numbers buck predictions that homelessness would skyrocket during the pandemic. The progress for specific populations illustrates that federal resources, […]
National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day: A Service Provider in Mourning
When I worked as a Rapid Re-Housing case manager and program administrator, I feared December 21. Not only was it the first day of winter and the shortest day of the year, but it was also the day when I […]