People sleeping on park benches and street corners are the most visible reminder of the United States’ continuing struggle with homelessness. On any given night, over 175,000 people are unsheltered, sleeping outside or in places not meant for human habitation. On a positive note, unsheltered homelessness has been declining nationally for several years, but some jurisdictions, […]
Advocacy is essential in the efforts to end homelessness across the country, as government resources and partnership help leverage local efforts. One of the most important things you can do to is get involved at home and organize in your community, and there are many different ways to take action, such as facilitating call-in or […]
On June 22, 2017, advocates across the country are coming together to flood their Members of Congress with calls to protect healthcare resources that are essential in the fight to end homelessness. As we get closer to that date, we need you to rally your communities to get engaged. Here’s what you can do: Email […]
Providers around the country are finding that rapid re-housing can be an effective intervention to help young people experiencing homelessness. These providers are using the same core components of rapid re-housing as adult rapid re-housing providers: housing identification, rent and move-in assistance, and case management and services, but tailoring each component according to where young people are […]
The Alliance is conducting regular online meeting of providers, system leaders, and technical assistance specialists from around the country in an effort to better understand best practices for using rapid re-housing to end youth homelessness. This Rapid Re-Housing for Youth Learning Community provides an opportunity for peer learning and served as an outlet for the […]
This webinar, conducted by the Alliance’s policy team, is focused on the President’s fiscal year (FY) 2018 Budget Proposal and provides a brief overview of the federal budget and appropriations process, as well as an analysis of the Administration’s proposed funding levels for key homelessness and affordable housing programs.
National Alliance to End Homelessness Annual Report 2015.
Faith-based organizations serve as the backbone of the emergency shelter system in this country – operating at a minimum nearly 30 percent of emergency shelter beds for families and single adults at the national level. They play a critical role in delivering services to people in crisis and significantly fewer households experiencing homelessness would be […]
Per the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Continuum of Care (CoC) Program interim rule, each CoC is required to implement a coordinated entry system that covers the geographic area of their CoC. The purpose of this toolkit is to provide CoCs with a wide array of examples of coordinated entry documents, tools, […]