Category: Advocacy

Establishing a Federal Fund for Homelessness Prevention

It’s well known that an acute financial emergency is often the breaking point that makes someone become homeless. Perhaps it’s a matter of missed rental payments or utility bills. Sometimes it comes in the form of a medical bill or […]

Priorities for Congress: September 2019

It’s a busy week politically, and action is necessary to maintain Congressional focus on homelessness. The Senate Appropriations Committee will be “marking up” their version of a spending bill for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) this […]

Why You Should Advocate During a Congressional Recess

Congress is on its long summer recess, a crucial period for educating them about homelessness. Before they left, they took an important step: Congress passed a budget deal that included raising the existing caps on overall nondefense spending. This means that they can go […]

It’s Time to Talk to Congress

The next two weeks are a key time in Congress’s work to create spending bills for the 2020 Fiscal Year. Hearing from their constituents can make a big difference. This is a good time to sign up for the Alliance’s […]

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