Resources

Rising Rents and Inflation Are Likely Increasing Low-Income Families’ Risk of Homelessness

  • June 17, 2022
  • |Data and Graphics, Publications

Rising rents and persistent inflation increase the risk for people becoming homeless and serve as barriers to people who are trying to exit homelessness. In a 2020 study, researchers at the U.S. Government Accountability Office estimated that “a $100 increase […]

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 […]

Pressure Points Resource Series

  • April 14, 2022
  • |Data and Graphics

The Pressure Points resource series is intended to highlight key, continuously evolving strategies and practices for ending homelessness, and provide guidance and clarity to help communities execute them more effectively.

Rapid Re-Housing Works

  • March 23, 2022
  • |Data and Graphics, Publications

Rapid Re-Housing is a solution to homelessness designed to help individuals and families to quickly exit homelessness and return to permanent housing. It is offered without preconditions (such as employment, income, absence of criminal record, or sobriety) and the resources […]

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 […]

What Happened After Congress Invested in Emergency Housing Vouchers: A Survey of Homeless Services Providers

  • December 2, 2021
  • |Data and Graphics, Publications

Written by: Joy Moses Additional Contributors: Jackie Gardner and Julie Pagaduan The most recent legislation, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), became law in March 2021 and included $5 billion in new investments for Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHVs), targeting people […]

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

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

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 […]

Tax System-Based Relief Can Still Offer Individuals a Needed Boost

  • September 7, 2021
  • |Data and Graphics, Publications

Written By Julie Pagaduan | September 7, 2021 The Alliance has created a series of materials explaining the potential impact of these dollars and has cited several resources to help households file their taxes. The first part of the series […]

Understanding Economic Impact Payments and the Child Tax Credit

  • August 4, 2021
  • |Data and Graphics, Publications

This issue brief provides an overview of two key benefits recently made available to households across the country, including people experiencing homelessness: Economic Impact Payments, and the Child Tax Credit. It provides guidance on how families can access these benefits, […]

State of Homelessness: 2021 Edition

  • July 27, 2021
  • |Data and Graphics, Publications

The current report draws from the nationwide Point-in-Time Count that occurred in January of 2020, just a few weeks before COVID-19 was declared a national emergency. Thus, the data does not reflect any of the changes brought about by the […]

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