National Alliance to End Homelessness Statement on Proposed Debt Ceiling Deal

  • May 30, 2023
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The debt ceiling agreement seeks to limit all discretionary spending to one percent growth in 2025, a rate that is significantly less than inflation. This represents a de facto cut in key government programs that serve the poorest Americans. It […]

Housing for LGBTQ+ Older People

  • May 30, 2023
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Since 1963, May has been recognized as Older Americans Month. During this month, individuals, organizations and families endeavor to highlight both the contributions of older adults to the communities in which they reside and the challenges that they often face in […]

Recommitting to Older Adults During Older Americans Month

  • May 19, 2023
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When Older Americans Month was established in 1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthday. A meeting in April 1963 between President John F. Kennedy and members of the National Council of Senior Citizens led to designating […]

New Approaches Offer Hope for Solving Older Adult Homelessness

  • May 16, 2023
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Headlines keep coming nonstop, sounding the alarm about our nation’s homelessness crisis. It’s hard not to be discouraged seeing the increasing numbers of unhoused people living in their cars, in parks, or on our streets. It seems as quickly as […]

How Medical Respite Provides Support to People Experiencing Homelessness

  • May 10, 2023
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When people experiencing homelessness require hospitalization, they may have longer hospital stays even though they are not sick enough to remain hospitalized. This can occur because discharge planners, aware that the individual lacks safe, stable housing to recover and maintain […]

How Debt Ceiling Negotiations Threaten Homelessness Funding

  • May 9, 2023
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Recent Developments On April 26, Alliance CEO Ann Oliva sent a letter to lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives. The letter expressed grave concerns about the adverse impact the House Republicans’ proposed debt ceiling legislation would have on people […]

National Alliance to End Homelessness Statement on the Killing of Jordan Neely

  • May 8, 2023
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The Alliance demands justice for Jordan Neely, and it calls for the following actions: For Mayor Eric Adams and the New York City Police Department to immediately arrest Daniel Penny, who was recorded choking Mr. Neely to death in front […]

New Funding Opens Opportunities to Address Unsheltered Homelessness Crisis

  • April 26, 2023
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To address these concerns, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently released $486 million to address rural and unsheltered homelessness. Most funding ($420 million) was allocated towards unsheltered homelessness. These new grants represent a historic investment with […]

How Climate Change Impacts Homelessness

  • April 24, 2023
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Without immediate action to mitigate the impacts of climate change, more displacement, increased harm, and loss of life will disproportionately impact marginalized communities, communities of color, and people living in poverty – and will therefore result in increased homelessness. Climate […]

Why AB 799 Would Transform California’s Homelessness Response

  • April 14, 2023
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At the California State Capitol in Sacramento, there are a number of buzzwords in every conversation around homelessness, and the one that keeps rising to the top: “accountability.’’ But few seem to share a definition of what accountability means and […]