Past Events


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 […]


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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Innovations & Solutions for Ending Unsheltered Homelessness


Funding Opportunities: Learn More About HUD’s Special NOFO to Address Rural Homelessness and New Stability Housing Voucher Program

Learn about an unprecedented opportunity to address rural homelessness through two funding pools offered by HUD. Local rural housing organizations can work with Continuums of Care (CoCs) and public housing agencies (PHAs) to provide emergency shelter, transitional or permanent housing, […]


The 2022 CoC Program Competition Prioritizes Racial Equity and LGBTQ+ Anti-Discrimination: How to Get Started

In this year’s Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), CoCs are incentivized to assess their systems and programs for racial disparities, develop strategies to address equity, and improve LGBTQ+ outcomes. Hear from experts in the […]


What You Need to Know about the 2022 COC Program Competition

The FY 2022 CoC Program Competition NOFO is here. In this webinar, Alliance experts Ann Oliva, Steve Berg, and Kay Moshier McDivitt share information about new priorities in this year’s notice, guidance on crafting a competitive application, and tips on […]


Understanding the Special NOFO to Address Unsheltered and Rural Homelessness

HUD’s newly-announced supplemental NOFO is making $322 million available for communities to address both unsheltered and rural homelessness. This funding provides an opportunity for CoCs to identify strategic approaches to reducing and eventually ending unsheltered homelessness in their communities. It […]


Nothing About Us Without Us: Involving People with Lived Experience in CoC Decisions

Federal homeless funding for the Continuum of Care Program prioritizes the input and inclusion of people with lived experience in local decision-making. Too often, this participation can seem tokenizing. Learn from three communities as they discuss what genuine involvement looks […]

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