This page showcases a series of articles written by Continuum of Care (CoC) and nonprofit leaders that are driving conversations around racial equity within their communities. Community Highlights North Carolina Balance of State CoC North Carolina’s Racial Equity Dialogue Series […]
EE Article Type: Community Snapshot
Hotels to Housing Case Studies
Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous states and localities successfully expanded their housing capacity by rapidly acquiring hotels and motels and converting them into permanent housing. The following case studies outline some of the most noteworthy hotels-to-housing initiatives […]
Community Snapshot of New Orleans
This Community Snapshot of New Orleans, Louisiana, provides an overview of the community’s progress on ending veteran homelessness. In early January 2015, New Orleans became the first major U.S. city to announce that it had effectively ended homelessness among veterans.
Community Snapshot of Salt Lake County
This Community Snapshot of of Salt Lake County, UTy, provides an overview of the community’s progress on ending homelessness. In January 2013, Salt Lake County officials, homeless service providers, and volunteers conducted their annual point-in-time count. What they found were only 12 chronically homeless veterans out of 241 chronically homeless individuals and 247 homeless veterans.
Community Snapshot of Memphis-Shelby County
This Community Snapshot of Memphis-Shelby County, Tennessee provides an overview of the community’s progress on ending homelessness. From 2012 to 2014, overall homelessness in Memphis-Shelby County, Tennessee decreased by 21 percent and chronic homelessness among individuals decreased by 39 percent. And, the number of homeless families decreased by 30 percent, from 214 families in 2012 to 149 families in 2014.