Results from the Latest Voices From the Field Survey (Webinar)

  • April 29, 2021
  • |Videos

This webinar from the Alliance’s Homelessness Research Institute focused on the results of the latest installment of the Voices from the Field Survey series. The fourth round of surveys focused on Continuums of Care, service providers, and advocates to understand […]

Connecting People Experiencing Homelessness to Economic Impact Payments

  • April 23, 2021
  • |Publications

People experiencing homelessness are entitled to receive Economic Impact Payment (EIP) benefits – also known as stimulus checks – provided under the CARES Act and American Rescue Plan Act. However, because the process for accessing these payments has been unclear, […]

Voices from the Field: Responding to COVID-19 (Part 4)

  • April 22, 2021
  • |Data and Graphics, Publications

April 2021 This installment of community surveys is based on responses from homeless service providers and advocates during February and March 2021. These surveys reveal the importance of new federal investments, as well as vaccine planning and data collection processes. […]

Data Snapshot: Comparing Point in Time Counts between 2019 and 2020

  • April 20, 2021
  • |Data and Graphics

The 2020 Point in Time count reflected a 2.2 percent increase in overall homelessness compared to 2019. However, states and Continuums of Care (CoCs) showed significant variation in the changes to their overall homelessness counts, as well as the counts […]

Know-How, Resources, and Leadership Have Given Us an Historic Opportunity

  • April 20, 2021
  • |Publications

Recently, HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge and VA Secretary Denis McDonough issued a joint statement announcing that the two departments are “aligning efforts and joining forces to work towards ending Veteran homelessness.” Each leader pledged to “mobilize the strength of our […]

Recipients Identified for Gordon Wayne Campaign Fund Grants

  • April 15, 2021
  • |Publications

The Alliance is excited to announce that, together with Boston College student and homelessness advocate Gordon Wayne, it has identified and provided grants to five organizations working to support homeless and at-risk families. These funds will be used to prevent homelessness for vulnerable families, and re-house […]

Critical Time Intervention for Rapid Re-Housing

  • April 6, 2021
  • |Toolkits and Training Materials

Critical Time Intervention for Rapid Re-Housing (CTI-RRH) is a time-limited evidence-based practice that mobilizes support for vulnerable individuals during periods of transition. The CTI-RRH model facilitates housing stability, community integration, and continuity of care, and has been successful in supporting the return […]

Three Steps to Ensure Robust Funding for HUD’s Homelessness Programs in FY22

  • March 23, 2021
  • |Publications

COVID-19 has upended the typical funding process Congress undertakes annually. Though historic emergency investments in homelessness have provided relief, the annual appropriations process is still an integral component of federal funding for homelessness and housing programs. With that process starting […]

New Report Shows Rise in Homelessness in Advance of COVID-19 Crisis

  • March 18, 2021
  • |Publications

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) 2020 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress (Part 1) shows that 580,466 people were counted as homeless during the 2020 Point-in-Time count, representing a 2.2% increase over 2019. This marks the fourth consecutive annual increase in homelessness, following sustained […]

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

  • March 16, 2021
  • |Publications

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 […]