Category: Advocacy

They’ve Heard From Us. Now, Make Sure They Hear From You

This week, the Alliance hosted a Congressional briefing to highlight the incredible progress towards ending homelessness across the country. House and Senate staffers heard from Alliance partners about their successes to date, and their needs to keep the progress moving forward. Now Congress needs to hear your voice too, especially as the Senate is once […]

Congress is Back to Work. You Have a Role.

Now that Congress has returned from their August break, they’ve turned their attention toward the work in front of them for the fall. The Alliance is staying plugged into the developments on Capitol Hill and continuing to make sure Congress knows how their decisions will impact the most vulnerable Americans. We’ll keep you updated as […]

Housing is the Common Ground

Written by Guest blogger, Joshua Bamberger, MD, MPH, University of California, San Francisco; Chief Medical Consultant at Mercy Housing In recent months, the intense healthcare debate has often centered around our individual values: how much autonomy should we have to control our healthcare finances? How do we meet our responsibility to care for people who live […]

House Releases Draft HUD Spending Bill: What’s in it, and What it Means.

This week the House Appropriations Committee released its draft spending bill for Fiscal Year 2018. As the appropriations process continues, details will be revised, but here are some things to note regarding programs that focus on Americans with the lowest incomes: This bill is based on spending caps that return to very low “sequestration” levels, then […]

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