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What I Learned about Housing First from Lloyd Pendleton

This piece is authored by Matthew Doherty, Executive Director of the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness I was truly sorry to hear of the death of my friend Lloyd Pendleton in Utah earlier this year. Lloyd had provided incredible […]

Two Ways of Looking at It: How We Evaluate Homelessness Numbers

The community of professionals working to end homelessness regularly rely on two types of numbers to judge progress in reaching our goal. “Counts” and “rates” figure significantly into both the Alliance’s recently released State of Homelessness 2019 and HUD’s Annual […]

Introducing the SYSTEM Series

Every day, the team at the Alliance works to help communities build more effective systems for ending homelessness. That work rolls out in several forms: through on-the-ground trainings and technical assistance in communities; with webinars, blogs, toolkits, and conference workshops; […]

Visualizing Progress: How Do We Translate Data?

One of the most important advances in the effort to end homelessness has been the shift toward evidence based, data-driven practices.  This requires analyzing large swaths of data from HMIS, HUD, and other related sources to see what efforts are actually moving the needle.    That’s an awful lot of information to […]

Introducing the State of Homelessness 2019

The Alliance is excited to release the State of Homelessness 2019. This web-based annual report uses data to chart the nation’s progress towards ending homelessness. The information further informs policymaking as well as national discussions focused on improving awareness and solutions.   As we move into a new year of the State of […]

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