Category: Advocacy

Ending Chronic Homelessness Saves Taxpayers Money

A chronically homeless person costs the taxpayer an average of $35,578 per year. This study shows how costs on average are reduced by 49.5% when they are placed in supportive housing. Supportive housing costs on average $12,800, making the net […]

Ready for the New Congress: 8 Things They Might Do

Big change is underway in Washington, DC! On Jan. 20, Inauguration Day, the same party will take control of both Congress and the White House. This was also the case at the beginning of the Obama, W. Bush and Clinton […]

Tell Congress: You’re paying attention

Yes, there’s an election. Please vote, and help homeless people you work with vote. But that’s not all. Your advocacy with Congress can have a big and concrete impact on how many homeless people can access housing. The incredible work […]

Mental Health Reform Overview and Talking Points

More than 10 percent of people who seek substance abuse or mental health treatment in our public health system are homeless. And people who are in early recovery from these conditions are often at risk of homelessness. People suffering from […]

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