Content Type: Publications

Becoming an Outcome-Oriented Homeless System

The Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing (HEARTH) Act set the stage for a significant transformation in the approach to ending homelessness in the United States. The HEARTH Act sets forth¬†measurable outcomes for communities as they work towards […]

Why Now is the Time To Fight for Funding

We are ending homelessness, and it is vitally important that the people who work for us in Congress do their critical part to help. They can do this by making homeless assistance a priority in federal spending bills this year. […]

Homelessness and Immigration Enforcement: What You Should Know

Since President Trump took office and signed executive orders related to immigration policy, law-enforcement officials have greater authority to pursue and prosecute a wider range of undocumented immigrants. The recent arrests of several undocumented immigrants leaving a hypothermia shelter located […]

Ending Chronic Homelessness Saves Taxpayers Money

A chronically homeless person costs the taxpayer an average of $35,578 per year. This study shows how costs on average are reduced by 49.5% when they are placed in supportive housing. Supportive housing costs on average $12,800, making the net […]