Content Type: Publications

Foster Youth to Independence (FYI) Voucher Program

Foster Youth to Independence (FYI) vouchers provide dedicated rental assistance to support youth in two situations: youth exiting foster care who are at risk of homelessness, and youth who have become homeless (or at risk of homelessness) after having been […]

Supporting Older Survivors of Domestic Violence

Since 1981, Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) has been held each October as a way to unite advocates across the nation in their efforts to end domestic violence. During this time, advocates across the country raise awareness, identify ways to stop […]

Housing First is a Matter of Health

Chronic homelessness is linked to poor health outcomes and higher risk of mortality. People experiencing homelessness often experience trauma on the street or in shelters, which creates long-standing adverse impacts. Having safe, stable housing is essential to a person’s health. […]

Why the Housing PLUS Act is a Threat to Housing First

While homeless service providers may know the value of Housing First, Congressional lawmakers must also understand the critical role that Housing First plays in getting people experiencing homelessness back into housing. Communicating the importance of Housing First will be especially […]

The Truth About Housing First

Rather than taking on the severe affordable housing crisis that is driving homelessness, housing insecurity, and rent burdens in communities all over the country, politicians, media pundits and others have seized this opportunity to blame Housing First as a failed […]