New Data Makes it Clear: Families Need Affordable, Permanent Housing

  • March 22, 2019
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New data from the National Center for Homeless Education at SERVE indicates that 1.355 million children experienced homelessness over the 2016-2017 school year. The data highlights the challenge facing homeless school liaisons who are charged with ensuring each of these […]

What Housing First Really Means

  • March 18, 2019
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No two people experience homelessness the same way. Some have a mental health diagnosis, some do not. Some are living with addiction, others are not. Some spend each night in shelter, while others sleep in doorways, cars, or encampments. Yet, […]

Five Questions for the Solutions for Individual Homeless Adults Conference

  • February 15, 2019
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Next week, the Alliance will host its long-awaited West Coast conference. This year’s event represents a focused opportunity to address an often-overlooked population: individual homeless adults The sessions will take into account many subpopulations among individual adults, including veterans, youth […]

Individual Homelessness: What are the Trends?

  • February 11, 2019
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In less than two weeks, the Alliance will be convening nearly one thousand experts from across the country for a conference focused on ending homelessness among individual homeless adults. The need is clear. Despite successes with some subpopulations (like the […]

Coming Up Short for Individuals: Why Bed Counts Make a Difference

  • February 6, 2019
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HUD’s annual Homelessness Report to Congress (AHAR) offers countless insights that help inform how we respond to homelessness in the United States. Among all the data points in the 2018 AHAR, however, one stands out as particularly alarming: the 18 […]

Racial Disparities in the Homeless System: Moving Forward

  • January 30, 2019
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The 2018 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) tells us something we all should know by now: African Americans are glaringly overrepresented within the homelessness system. African Americans represent 13 percent of the general population but account for 40 percent of […]

Progress Report: What Does the AHAR Tell Us About Family Homelessness?

  • January 15, 2019
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Last month, HUD released the Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR). Together with supplemental reports, it provides clear evidence that there has been progress on ending family homelessness — but we still have much more work ahead. What Information Does the […]

Youth Rapid Re-Housing Is on the Rise. Join Us to Learn More in 2019.

  • January 9, 2019
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When I started at the Alliance a few years ago, I could count the number of youth rapid re-housing (RRH) providers I knew on my two hands. But those providers were doing some really exciting work — even the way […]

What Does the Shutdown Mean for Homelessness Programs?

  • January 8, 2019
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The 115th Congress is done. And it adjourned without passing a final Fiscal Year 2019 spending bill for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (along with a number of other agencies). To make matters worse, no temporary bill is currently in place (although final Fiscal Year […]

Webinar: All the Latest on Rapid Re-Housing for Youth

  • January 7, 2019
  • |Toolkits and Training Materials, Videos

The latest data from HUD show that funding for youth rapid re-housing (RRH) has increased by over 2,000 percent since 2014! As more communities and providers across the country implement youth RRH, this webinar highlights the latest research, assessment tools, […]