The Alliance’s latest report, Connecting Older Adults to Housing: Examining Disparities analyzes the different ways in which older adults exit homelessness by race, ethnicity, gender, age, and shelter status. Based on 2018 data from the Vulnerability Index Service Prioritization Decision […]
National Alliance to End Homelessness Applauds Progress on HUD’s “House America” Goals
The National Alliance to End Homelessness today expressed its support and congratulations to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, and the 105 communities that have met and exceeded the goals of the […]
What Can (and Can’t) Local Government Do to Address Homelessness?
More and more, local governments like cities, towns, and counties are finding themselves at the forefront of the homelessness crisis. Who do you call when you need a pothole fixed, or to report a downed tree branch? Local government. Similarly, […]
The Relationship Between Poverty and Homelessness Among Older Adults
National Poverty Awareness Month is observed annually in January. So, it seems appropriate to follow up on the Topline Findings from the U.S. Administration on Community Living (ACL)’s 2021 Annual Profile of Older Americans blog post by focusing on poverty […]
Homelessness in 2023: What Can Congress Do?
We’re far enough into the new Congress to be able to answer most of the remaining questions left open in my November 30 post. The Impact of Congressional Leadership Changes First, let’s look at the overall numbers and leadership. In […]