Category: Income and Public Benefits

Help Is On The Way! The American Rescue Plan Act Becomes Law

Last week, as the Alliance was wrapping up its virtual conference on ending homelessness, the federal government responded to the health and economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic with a massive, $1.9 trillion relief bill. The new law, the American […]

Homelessness and Black History: Poverty and Income

This is the fourth installment in a series of posts examining the historic roots of homelessness and African Americans. Prior posts can be found here, here, and here.  Both poverty and income strongly correlate with race in the United States. Among all racial groups, Black Americans are […]

What’s in the Coronavirus Bill for Homelessness? 

The Senate has passed the CARES Act, the third and largest supplemental spending bill responding to the COVID-19 epidemic and resulting economic dislocation. Every indication is that the House of Representatives will pass the bill and the President will sign […]

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