Category: Advocacy

What Does the Shutdown Mean for Homelessness Programs?

The 115th Congress is done. And it adjourned without passing a final Fiscal Year 2019 spending bill for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (along with a number of other agencies). To make matters worse, no temporary bill is currently in place (although final Fiscal Year […]

Honoring Those Who Died Without a Home

On the longest night of the year, we remember those who died without homes. Attending annual Homeless Persons Memorial events certainly elicits great sadness, but also anger. It is hard not to be angry about the ongoing injustice of people […]

The Day 1 Fund: Who Will It Serve and What Will It Do?

On Sept. 13, along with many of you, we saw Jeff Bezos’s announcement on Twitter that he and his wife were making a $2 billion contribution to support homeless families and preschools in economically disadvantaged neighborhoods. With respect to homeless […]

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