The President’s Budget and Homelessness: Impacts for the Coming Year

  • March 16, 2023
  • |Publications

The proposal includes important new initiatives that illuminate the beginnings of a path toward substantially less homelessness in the long run. Unfortunately, the short-term proposal for the largest targeted homelessness account is not adequate, so the Alliance will be advocating […]

Something to Be Proud Of

  • June 24, 2022
  • |Publications

Despite the many parades and rainbows, the joy of celebration, and the strides that society as a whole has made to embrace LGBTQ people, there is still an ongoing fight for equality and equity, both inside and outside the homelessness […]

Current Federal Relief Could Largely Solve Homelessness Right Now!

  • January 18, 2022
  • |Publications

Author(s): Joy Moses, Sharon McDonald Funds have already been allocated and are in circulation for each of these programs. However, for those states and communities that have yet to strategically coordinate these resources towards ending literal homelessness, it’s not too […]

Millions of Americans Are Housing Insecure: Rent Relief and Eviction Assistance Continue to Be Critical

  • November 9, 2021
  • |Publications, Data and Graphics

Written By Julie Pagaduan | November 9, 2021 Among the most striking results were the responses from August 18 – 30, 2021 (week 36 of the survey), when the federal eviction moratorium ended, indicating that nearly half of adult renters […]

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 […]

Positive Changes in FY2021: Universal FUP Vouchers for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

  • March 2, 2021
  • |Publications

This is the second installment in blog series dedicated to some of the most encouraging investments in the United States Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 budget. To read the first installment, click here. In 1995, Alliance now-President and CEO Nan Roman […]

Supporting Children and Families During the Pandemic

  • February 8, 2021
  • |Publications

Even under normal circumstances, service providers struggle to meet the needs of children and families experiencing homelessness. And, these are far from normal times. Millions of families are now at risk of homelessness due to the impact of COVID-19. The […]

Preventing Homelessness for Youth and Young Families in Foster Care: FY2021 Updates

  • January 28, 2021
  • |Publications

Many young people who enter homelessness, including young parents with children, do so after exiting foster care. Researchers have found that between 31% and 46% of youth exiting foster care experience homelessness by age 26. A study conducted in Washington […]

Researching an End to Homelessness: Election Year Policy Ideas (Webinar Series)

  • September 11, 2020
  • |Videos

While much of the nation’s attention focuses on the presidential contest, voters will also be choosing members of Congress and state and local representatives. Many of these elected officials have a role to play in ending homelessness. Advocates and concerned citizens will be reaching out to them […]

Supporting Academic Success and Safety for Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness During the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • August 13, 2020
  • |Toolkits and Training Materials

As students return to school during the COVID-19 pandemic, providers and systems leaders have a responsibility to ensure that children are connected to school resources and appropriately set up to participate and succeed in academic endeavors. The Alliance has reached […]