Community Snapshot of New Orleans, LA

January 7, 2015 This Community Snapshot of New Orleans, Louisiana, provides an overview of the community’s progress on ending veteran homelessness. In early January 2015, New Orleans became the first major U.S. city to announce that it had effectively ended homelessness among veterans.

Transatlantic Practice Exchange: Compiled Reports

December 17, 2014 This page provides information about the Transatlantic Practice Exchange, which provided an opportunity for UK and US professionals in the homeless assistance field to spend up to two weeks in the spring of 2014 with an organization ‘across the pond’ to learn about innovative interventions that were not being implemented in their home communities. You can find participants' compiled reports detailing what they learned through their experiences here.

Webinar Recordings: Prepare for the 2015 Point-in-Time Count

December 17, 2014 In these three recordings of the Alliance's "Prepare for the 2015 Point-in-Time Count" webinars, speakers discuss planning and implementing an unsheltered Point-in-Time Count, effective strategies for counting unsheltered youth, and finding and training volunteers to conduct a count.

Webinar Recording: Rapid Re-housing Core Component: Housing Identification

December 10, 2014 This video is a recording of the first webinar in a series looking at "The Core Components of Rapid Re-Housing," guidance for rapid re-housing programs developed by the Alliance with the cooperation of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness. The webinar, which originally streamed on Dec. 9, 2014, looks at the first component: housing identification.

The State of Homelessness in America 2014

May 28, 2014 The State of Homelessness in America 2014 is the fourth in a series of reports that chart progress in ending homelessness in the United States. It examines trends in homelessness between 2012 and 2013, trends in populations at-risk of homelessness from 2011 to 2012, trends in assistance available to persons experiencing homelessness, and establishes a baseline from which to measure changes in the homeless assistance system enacted by the Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing (HEARTH) Act.

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