Health and Homelessness An acute physical or behavioral health crisis or any long-term disabling condition may lead to homelessness; homelessness itself can exacerbate chronic medical conditions. A person can become chronically homeless when his or her health condition becomes disabling and stable […]
Housing Affordability and Homelessness The nation is currently facing one of the most severe affordable housing crises in history. Not surprisingly, those living in poverty are the most significantly affected. In the 1970s, communities had plenty of affordable housing. That […]
At the end of September, we convened nearly 100 homeless systems leaders, providers, funders and federal agency representatives to develop a common vision about how to advance rapid re-housing as a primary intervention in the homeless system. Next week, we […]
by Jaime Colman On Wednesday, Sept. 29 Congress voted to pass a Continuing Resolution (CR). This means government funded programs will continue to operate under Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 levels through Dec. 9. While the CR does mean avoidance of […]
This page offers resources for advocates interested in engaging their Members of Congress through hosting them for a site visit, conducting in-district meetings, or attending public campaign events during in-district work periods in the lead up to the November election.