Resources

EHV Report Identifies Workforce Shortages as a Major Obstacle to Implementing Vouchers

  • May 16, 2022
  • |Publications

Many communities worry that this trend is likely to continue, especially among front-line workers. Discussions with Continuum of Care (CoC) employees point to multiple and overlapping challenges. Research Reveals That the Underlying Problem Is Not Limited to Wages The homelessness […]

Modifying Services to Protect Older Adults Experiencing Homelessness

  • May 6, 2022
  • |Publications

Researchers have warned that the number of older adults (age 55 and above) will increase in the unsheltered and sheltered homeless population over the next decade unless policymakers take significant action to prevent it. The “graying” of the homeless population […]

Using EHVs to Get People Housed: Focus Group Discussions on Challenges and Current Strategies

  • April 26, 2022
  • |Data and Graphics, Publications

A new research brief from the Alliance’s Homelessness Research Institute explores the progress and challenges that Continuums of Care and Public Housing Authorities have faced in putting these vouchers to use, and the strategies that are currently in play to […]

Partnerships Can Increase Reach of ERA to Highly Vulnerable Households

  • April 22, 2022
  • |Publications

The Department of Treasury announced in March that $30 billion of the $46.5 billion in ERA funds available has been expended to date. Of these expenditures 4.7 million payments have been made with most of the funds assisting households with […]

Our Efforts Shouldn’t Slow on COVID-19

  • March 17, 2022
  • |Publications

It is with great relief (and bated breath) that many of us are watching declines in the number of new reported diagnoses, hospitalizations, and deaths due to COVID-19. Many are eager to dispense of the masks in indoor spaces, the […]

What are the Latest Insights on Vaccination for People Experiencing Homelessness?

  • February 15, 2022
  • |Publications

The CDC believes that Omicron will spread more easily than the previous variant and recommends that everyone get vaccinations and booster shots. Although many communities are seeing reductions in cases, hospitalizations, or deaths, these outcomes are not being experienced in […]

Latest Federal Data Provides a Valuable, but Incomplete, View of Homelessness in the First Year of COVID-19

  • February 4, 2022
  • |Publications

Although Several Questions Persist, Decreases in Sheltered Homelessness Suggest the Positive Impacts of Federal Relief Resources and Homelessness System Efforts The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today released the 2021 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress […]

Housing America: Addressing Challenges in Serving People Experiencing Homelessness

  • February 3, 2022
  • |Publications, Videos

Testimony of Alliance CEO, Nan Roman, to the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee (Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance) at the Housing America: Addressing Challenges in Serving People Experiencing Homelessness hearing (February 2, 2022). Thank you so […]

Conducting the 2022 Point-in-Time Count During the Omicron Surge

  • January 24, 2022
  • |Publications

However, the Omicron variant is dramatically increasing the number of COVID-19 cases nationwide, causing some CoCs to revisit their plans for collecting this critical data. Many communities did not conduct an unsheltered count last year due to the pandemic and […]

Exploring the Potential Impacts of COVID-19 Emergency Housing Resources

  • January 18, 2022
  • |Data and Graphics

A new interactive tool produced by the Alliance’s Homelessness Research Institute can help communities revisit their ERA and EHV targeting strategies to recognize the potential of fully taking advantage of this once-in-a-generation opportunity. This data visualization is based on homeless […]

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