Content Type: Publications

Permanent Supportive Housing

What Is Permanent Supportive Housing? Permanent supportive housing is an intervention that combines affordable housing assistance with voluntary support services to address the needs of chronically homeless people. The services are designed to build independent living and tenancy skills and […]

Rapid Re-Housing

Rapid re-housing can end homelessness by quickly connecting people to a home and services. What is Rapid Re-Housing? Rapid re-housing provides short-term rental assistance and services. The goals are to help people obtain housing quickly, increase self- sufficiency, and stay housed. It […]


Here are a few of the frequently asked questions (FAQs) about homelessness and the Alliance’s role in helping to end homelessness in America. Q: How many people are homeless? A: On a given night in 2022, at least 582,462 people […]


Low-Income, High Risk Low-income households are typically unemployed or underemployed due to a number of factors, such as a challenging labor market; limited education; a gap in work history; a criminal record; unreliable transportation or unstable housing; poor health or […]

Homelessness and Racial Disparities

The most striking disparity can be found among African Americans, who represent 13 percent of the general population but account for 37 percent of people experiencing homelessness and more than 49 percent of homeless families with children. This imbalance has […]