Category: Advocacy

Final Push on Appropriations

After many delays and false starts, Congress is entering the final stage in its work to enact government spending levels for Fiscal Year 2018. This will be the climax of an amazing effort by advocates all over the country, to secure appropriate funding to help get homeless people into housing. I want to thank everyone […]

Homeless Person’s Memorial Day is a Call to Action

On the longest night of the year, we remember friends, family members, and neighbors who passed away this year without a home. We remember their smiles and their stories. We recognize their pain and isolation. We remember the fear, discomfort, and the risk of violence that comes with homelessness. As we grieve those we have […]

Staying Focused on the Budget

While most of the recent attention on the Hill has been on the tax bill — legislation that could have all kinds of negative impacts on housing — the Alliance remains focused on how HUD’s homelessness programs will be funded in the budget. This has been a priority all year. We want everyone to know […]

Together, We Can Send Congress a Powerful Message

Last week, the Alliance outlined our ambitious plan for the fall to grab the attention of Congress and send them a powerful message: we can end homelessness, but they need to make funding it a priority. We’ve already had a great response from you all, with hundreds of messages sent to Congress in the first […]

The Alliance On the Hill for the Rest of 2017

The Alliance has an aggressive plan for its work with the U.S. Congress through the end of the year.  We want to let you know where we’re focusing our efforts, and how you can help. Our Top Priority The Alliance’s first priority is HUD’s Homeless Assistance account, which includes funding for the Continuum of Care, […]

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