Past Events


Targeted Homelessness Prevention: Stemming the Inflow

Effectively tackling homelessness requires a strategic upstream approach prioritizing housing stability before individuals enter the homeless system. Given the constraints of limited homeless prevention resources, it is crucial to direct these resources towards those at the highest risk of homelessness. […]


Effective Street Outreach: From Unsheltered to Housed

With unsheltered homelessness rising nationwide, communities are actively streamlining outreach efforts at the systemic level. This includes integrating outreach seamlessly into Coordinated Entry (CE) and facilitating swift housing referrals. A pivotal focus for effective outreach ensures that efforts are inherently […]


Elevating the Needs of the Homeless Services Workforce: Findings from Recent Nationwide Surveys

Human services workers across multiple sectors have been yelling from the rooftops that their professions are in distress. The homeless services workforce is adding to the chorus. To help their voices be heard, the Alliance circulated a nationwide survey earlier […]


Calculating Change: The Continuing Conversation on Homelessness Data Reform

Over the last year, the Alliance reached out to people in the homelessness field to gather ideas for data reform. The result was a recent report: “Calculating Change: Future Directions for Homelessness Data Use and Reporting.” Though not an endpoint […]


Promoting Equity, Lived Experience, Housing First, and System Performance: What Matters in the 2023 NOFO

The FY 2023 CoC Program Competition has arrived. In this webinar, Alliance team members Mary Frances Kenion, Josh Johnson, Kay Moshier McDivitt, and Marcy Thompson share information about changes, priorities, guidance on crafting a competitive application, and tips on getting […]


2023 State of Homelessness Report: Homelessness Trends in the United States

Continuums of Care conduct a Point-in-Time (PIT) count of people experiencing sheltered and unsheltered homelessness on a single night in January. They also take an inventory of beds and units that serve people experiencing homelessness in their Housing Inventory Counts […]


Authentic Engagement: Lifting the Voices of Older Adults to Observe Older Americans Month

Every May, the Administration for Community Living leads the nation’s observance of Older Americans Month (OAM). The 2023 theme is Aging Unbound, which offers an opportunity to explore diverse aging experiences. Join us as our panel discusses the importance of […]

7/17 - 7/19

2023 National Conference on Ending Homelessness and Capitol Hill Day


Implementing a Complex Care Shelter: Opportunities and Lessons Learned

For years, advocates have pointed to the need for a homeless shelter tailored to adults who are medically fragile, adults living with disabilities, and older adults who need extra support navigating daily life and who tend to get drastically sicker […]


Contributing to How Race and Gender are Defined Within Homelessness

At the end of October, HUD announced proposed changes to the race, ethnicity, and gender identity data elements within the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS). These changes would modify questions asked at intake and enhance the information available about homeless […]

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