Category: Emergency Shelter

New Homelessness Numbers Reflect Uneven Progress, Increased Urgency

Despite Significant Decreases Among Families, Youth, and Veterans, Overall Homelessness Increases 2.7 Percent The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) 2019 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress reveals that an estimated 567,715 people were identified homeless on […]

Family Homelessness: Measuring Progress

Updated January 2, 2020 The Alliance has released a new data tool to demonstrate state and local progress on ending family homelessness. The tool provides information derived from the 2018 and 2019 PIT and HIC data, and illustrates the capacity […]

HUD’s Equal Access Rule

Background In 2016, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development published a final rule in the Federal Register entitled “Equal Access in Accordance with an Individual’s Gender Identity in Community Planning and Development Programs” (commonly known as the “Equal […]

A Commitment to Inclusivity

Everyone working on behalf of people experiencing homelessness should agree that people in crisis need safety. People experiencing homelessness deserve a safe place to stay that is both welcoming and affirming. They deserve to be accepted as they are and […]

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