Blog

Housing Is Safety

This post is written by Genese Jones-Torrence, Vice President of Crisis Services at SafeNest: Temporary Assistance for Domestic Crisis. We’ve all heard the saying that “home is where the heart is,” but have we ever thought about what else a home should be? A home is supposed to be a safe place — a place with […]

Ending Unsheltered Rural Homelessness: Employment Is a Path!

While there are significant challenges to ending unsheltered homelessness in rural America, employment is a key solution. Recently, the Colorado Center for Law and Social Policy interviewed workforce directors, Colorado Employment First managers, and job coaches across 25 counties in rural Colorado to explore strategies for connecting people experiencing homelessness with jobs. Their responses demonstrate […]

Rapid Re-housing Works: What the Evidence Says

A new paper released by Urban Institute pulls together the evidence for rapid re-housing. Over the past several years, rapid re-housing has become the primary tool to help people experiencing homelessness reconnect to permanent housing. The model began as an approach deployed in a handful of communities to help people exit shelter. Today, it has […]

What’s the Role of Emergency Shelter in Diversion?

In the most recent installment of the Alliance’s Emergency Shelter Learning Series, we addressed one of the most important practices in emergency shelter: the role of diversion. Diversion is a strategy that helps people experiencing a housing crisis quickly identify and access safe alternatives to emergency shelter. Diversion strategies can include: engaging in creative problem […]

PAGE: 1 2 3 4 5 64