Content Type: Publications

Mental Health Reform Overview and Talking Points

More than 10 percent of people who seek substance abuse or mental health treatment in our public health system are homeless. And people who are in early recovery from these conditions are often at risk of homelessness. People suffering from […]

Mandatory Spending Proposal: Homeless Assistance for Families

Program overview The Administration’s proposed Homeless Assistance for Families (HAF) program would provide $11 billion over ten years to pay for Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers and rapid re-housing for families experiencing or at risk of homelessness. Section 8 Housing […]

FY 2017 Appropriations: HUD’s Homeless Assistance Grants

Program Overview The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants program within the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is the federal government’s primary response to homelessness, funding proven solutions to the problem. The bipartisan HEARTH Act of 2009 reauthorized the program […]

Reallocating Permanent Supportive Housing

After years of emphasis on reallocating low performing transitional housing programs, many communities are finding their Continuum of Care (CoC) portfolios are almost entirely composed of permanent housing projects. CoCs should evaluate permanent supportive housing (PSH) projects and consider reallocation […]