Category: Unsheltered

The Alliance’s Unsheltered blog series, explores trends, data, and interventions related to unsheltered homelessness.

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 […]

When Sleeping Outside is Breaking the Law

Can a city make it a criminal offense to sleep outside, if there are no shelters or other places for homeless people to sleep inside? That’s the issue in City of Boise v. Martin, a case that the Supreme Court […]

New Research: Unsheltered Homelessness is a Health Crisis

Unsheltered individuals manage profound health challenges that broadly define them as a social group. This is the basic conclusion of a recent California Policy Lab (CPL) brief—Health Conditions Among Unsheltered Adults in the U.S. In the lead up to the […]

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 […]

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