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Be A Part of the Movement to End Homelessness

  • November 29, 2021
  • |Publications

The number of people experiencing homelessness increased in January 2020 for the fourth year in a row, as did the number of unsheltered people and people chronically experiencing homelessness. The nation’s homeless response systems have spent decades developing a comprehensive […]

This Thanksgiving, Your Impact on Homelessness is the Reason We’re Thankful

  • November 24, 2021
  • |Publications

This holiday season, our appreciation for you, our supporters, is deeper than ever. For over a year and a half now, the country, the world, and critically, people experiencing or at risk of homelessness have existed in a state of […]

This Veterans Day, Let’s Prioritize Ending Veteran Homelessness

  • November 9, 2021
  • |Publications

By Monica Diaz, Executive Director, Homeless Programs Office Veterans Health Administration | U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Today, American life hardly resembles the country Eisenhower led. We have traveled to space, cured diseases and achieved other previously unbelievable milestones […]

Honoring Veterans by Ending Their Homelessness

  • November 9, 2021
  • |Publications

According to the 2020 PIT Count, veteran homelessness has been almost cut in half (49 percent) since 2009. Both sheltered and unsheltered homelessness rates dropped in 48 states and the District of Columbia. This overall decline in veteran homelessness has […]

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 […]

What Will It Take to House America?

  • November 1, 2021
  • |Publications

By Richard Cho, Senior Advisor for Housing and Services, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Earlier this year, I returned to federal service, serving now at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). […]

Connecting Homelessness and Domestic Violence Resources

  • October 28, 2021
  • |Publications

The impact of domestic violence is not unknown to homeless service providers: research consistently shows that high numbers of people experiencing homelessness have also survived domestic violence. For some it is in their past, while it is the most immediate […]

National Alliance to End Homelessness Expresses Support for Affordable Housing Investments in the Build Back Better Framework

  • October 28, 2021
  • |Publications

This plan proposes $150 billion in decades-overdue affordable housing investments. This includes increased funding to dramatically boost the Housing Choice Voucher program and the Housing Trust Fund, as well as funds to improve public housing in the United States. “These […]

Is Unsheltered Homelessness About to Increase in Your Town? Much Will Depend on Decisions We Make Now.

  • October 26, 2021
  • |Publications

Among the beneficiaries are individuals in fragile health who had been residing outdoors and who did not feel comfortable or safe in more traditional larger shelter programs. Because of this new approach, people were kept safe from transmitting or acquiring […]

Home and Community-Based Services: Life Giving Supports for People Who Need Them

  • October 25, 2021
  • |Publications

By: Nicole Jorwic, Senior Director of Public Policy, The Arc Despite the devastating impacts of the pandemic, our nation’s response to COVID-19 has provided many new opportunities to expand badly needed resources to address the unmet needs of people who […]

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