Expressing Gratitude, Looking Forward

  • November 22, 2022
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As 2022 comes to a close, here at the National Alliance to End Homelessness we are thinking about all of the things we are grateful for – but also about the work ahead of us. We want to share a […]

Honoring Trans Day of Remembrance

  • November 18, 2022
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As we move towards the end of 2022 I am drawn to reflect on the year and our work – specifically our impact on people who continue to be marginalized and disproportionately experience homelessness. Today, I am reflecting on the […]

SOAR is Designed to Increase Access to SSI/SSDI Income Supports

  • November 17, 2022
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Connecting people to housing is central to the work to end homelessness. Providers also have a responsibility to connect people experiencing homelessness to mainstream resources. Accessing the income and health care benefits that Supplemental Security Income (SSI)/Social Security Disability Insurance […]

Illustrating the Limits of Homeless Sector Wages: Employees Likely Struggle to Pay the Rent

  • November 16, 2022
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Homeless service providers shouldn’t have to worry about becoming homeless themselves. Yet, with provider salaries that struggle to keep up with the cost of living, and organizations that struggle to maintain a burnt-out workforce, employee hardship is endemic in the […]

How to Value Frontline Staff

  • November 15, 2022
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This post is authored by Samm Williams, a Data and Property Manager at Open Doors CT. Have you ever noticed when an employee randomly stops coming to work, or storms out of the workplace yelling “I quit!,” it is usually […]

Serving Those Who Served Our Country: Ending Veteran Homelessness

  • November 10, 2022
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However, Veterans Day is not always a good one for all of our heroes, especially those experiencing homelessness. How do we honor them? What a Decrease in Veteran Homelessness Means One of the most fundamental ways to ensure that veterans […]

What Do You Wish to Share with Your Community for Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week?

  • November 10, 2022
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Each year in the run-up to the holiday season, we pause to commemorate Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. This year’s event takes place November 12–20. This annual event, run by the National Coalition for the Homeless and the National Student […]

How Housing First Ends Veteran Homelessness

  • November 8, 2022
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By John Meier, West Central Texas Regional Foundation – SSVF Program Manager At a routine appointment with my local Veteran Administration (VA) Community Based Outpatient Clinic, a nurse asked about my housing situation. When I answered that I was homeless, […]

National Alliance to End Homelessness Statement on Declines in Veteran Homelessness

  • November 4, 2022
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The announcement from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, reflects the results of the first full Point-in-Time Count since 2020, and shows the largest decline […]

Joint Statement In Response to Governor Newsom’s Rejection of Local Homeless Plans

  • November 3, 2022
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The undersigned organizations that work to end homelessness are concerned by Governor Newsom’s announcement today that he is rejecting local homeless action plans required under the Homeless, Housing, Assistance and Prevention (HHAP) program. We share the Governor’s goal of ensuring […]