Category: Housing First

PHAs are talking about ending homelessness, but we can do more to help

by Jayme Day Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) are talking about homelessness, and that’s a good thing! I recently had the opportunity to attend the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) national conference in New Orleans. The conference was an opportunity for PHAs from across the country to share their knowledge and practice. Here are […]

Ending homelessness here and abroad

Five homeless service professionals from the United States and five from the United Kingdom are spending two weeks this spring studying approaches to ending homelessness across the pond. It is called the Transatlantic Practice Exchange, and the Alliance is partnering with Homeless Link and the Oak Foundation to facilitate this amazing opportunity.

Apply Now for the Transatlantic Practice Exchange

Are you a motivated, mid-level professional in the homeless assistance field? Do you want to explore best practices in the UK? If this describes you, I’ve got some exciting news: the application is now open for the Transatlantic Practice Exchange.

The Transatlantic Practice Exchange is an opportunity for five professionals from the homeless services field in the U.S., and five from the UK, to spend up to two weeks learning about a topic area of interest across the pond. During their placement, they will explore their topic with a host organization and other organizations locally. On their return, they’ll write a report on the lessons they've learned, and work to implement the lessons in their own work.

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