Category: Housing

Building a Conversation: Aged Homelessness on the Rise

Researchers are sounding an alarm on a trend that’s been emerging for years: the homeless population is growing older, and the number of older homeless Americans is growing larger.  This is a trend that providers, first responders, and medical professionals have been seeing for quite some […]

What Will Your Organization Ask for This Holiday Season?

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Giving Tuesday are now in the rear-view mirror. But for homeless service agencies, the holiday rush is just beginning. Across the country, phones are buzzing with volunteer groups wanting to serve special meals or organize […]

There Are Only Enough Permanent Housing Placements for About One-Third of Families That Experience Homelessness Annually

Each year, approximately 45,000 rapid re-housing placements are available to assist homeless families into rental housing and to connect them with services. For families with higher needs, approximately 7,500 units of permanent supportive housing are also available each year. These are vital resources but are no match for the 150,000 families who become […]

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