Resources

2021 NOFO: What Is HUD Looking For?

  • August 30, 2021
  • |Publications

Such an analysis should influence how localities approach the new HUD Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). Analyzing systems can help communities identify key priority areas for improvement to meet their own goals of helping people quickly exit homelessness safely and […]

National Alliance to End Homelessness Calls on State and Local Leaders to Distribute Emergency Rental Assistance Funds Immediately

  • August 27, 2021
  • |Publications

“Given rising levels of homelessness and the new and continuing surge in COVID cases, it is essential that families and individuals who have homes can remain in them,” said Nan Roman, President and CEO of the National Alliance to End […]

As the Pandemic Began, Troubling Signs About Homelessness Were on the Horizon

  • August 4, 2021
  • |Publications

Drawing from the 2020 Point-in-Time Count, the report paints a picture of homelessness and homeless services less than two months before the COVID-19 crisis began. At the time, there were already reasons to be concerned about homelessness. Now that pandemic […]

Hotels to Housing Case Studies

  • July 20, 2021
  • |Publications

Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous states and localities successfully expanded their housing capacity by rapidly acquiring hotels and motels and converting them into permanent housing. The following case studies outline some of the most noteworthy hotels-to-housing initiatives […]

Alliance Resource Series: Using COVID-19 Federal Funding to End Homelessness

  • June 30, 2021
  • |Toolkits and Training Materials, Videos

However, new and unfamiliar resource streams can pose numerous challenges for implementation. In this resource series, Alliance staff and partners outline the key funding streams available and provide guidance on strategically leveraging them for the greatest impact on ending homelessness.

Centering Racial Equity in the Greater New Orleans CoC

  • June 16, 2021
  • |Publications

Author: Shercole King and Garrick Rattler, on behalf of UNITY’s Racial Equity Task Force Picture Credit: Press Street of New Orleans, Painted by NOCCA Students. Photographer: Shercole King “I knew then, and I know now, when it comes to justice, […]

Big Budgets, Big Asks: Key 2021 Legislative Priorities for Homelessness

  • June 8, 2021
  • |Publications

The timing is perfect! On May 28, President Biden released his detailed budget request for fiscal year 2022. It included aggressive requests for funding increases for programs at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that are key […]

Disruptions to the 2021 PiT Count: Working to Fill Data Gaps

  • May 18, 2021
  • |Publications

Homeless services systems will be sorting through the impacts of the pandemic for some time to come. Disruptions to the 2021 Point-in-Time (PiT) Count are a part of the story: the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) sanctioned […]

Homeless Policy in the Recovery Plans (Webinar)

  • May 12, 2021
  • |Videos

In three relief packages to address the pandemic and economic downturn – the American Rescue Plan, American Jobs Plan, and American Families Plan – President Biden has proposed an unprecedented $6 trillion in new federal investments. These plans include billions […]

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 […]

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