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Video  |  February 23, 2017
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Advocacy Resource  |  February 17, 2017

A chronically homeless person costs the tax payer an average of $35,578 per year. This study shows how costs on average are reduced by 49.5% when they are placed in supportive housing. Supportive housing costs on average $12,800, making the net savings roughly $4,800 per year. Congress can enact bipartisan solutions to finally end chronic homelessness by 2017. To make this happen, Congress must increase funding for HUD’s Homeless Assistance account by $414 million to $2.664 billion total, as requested by the budget.

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Fact Sheets  |  February 17, 2017

President Trump has signed Executive Order No. 13768, Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States. While little is known about its interpretation or any accompanying guidance, here is some information on how Section 9 of the order could restrict federal funding to sanctuary jurisdictions and impact their efforts to serve people experiencing homelessness.

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Other  |  February 16, 2017
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Webinar  |  February 15, 2017
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Webinar  |  February 15, 2017

Learn how two successful programs - Homefull in Dayton, OH, and Friendship Place, in Washington, DC - are able to successfully rapidly re-house households with no income.

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Solutions Brief  |  February 9, 2017

This brief examines action steps that homeless service system leaders can adopt to improve coordination by funders and the strengths and challenges associated with these strategies.

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Solutions Brief  |  February 9, 2017

This brief is designed to help Continuums of Care (CoCs) identify successful strategies to increase resources to expand RRH. The brief includes tips to build community support for this expansion and key action steps for community and homeless system leaders to increase funding for RRH.

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Solutions Brief  |  February 9, 2017

This brief describes activities that local Continuum of Care (CoC) lead agencies, those tasked by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) with developing a systemic response to homelessness, can and should take to increase capacity and improve rapid re-housing (RRH) practices and performance. CoC leaders from across the country that have successfully increased capacity and improved performance were interviewed to identify strategies they found to be effective.

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Webinar  |  February 9, 2017

Katharine Gale, of Katharine Gale Consulting, talks about critical elements of an effective homeless system, including the role of rapid re-housing.

Nichele Carver of the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development, discusses how her state has scaled up rapid re-housing and the impact it has had on the system.

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Solutions Brief  |  January 30, 2017

At the start of the Administration of Donald Trump and the outset of the 115th United States Congress, the number of people who are homeless is 549,928. This is the baseline for measuring the success of efforts to end homelessness in the new Administration and Congress.

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Best Practice  |  January 24, 2017

This brief provides guidance for communities interested or currently engaged in efforts to expand rapid re-housing. It examines strategies communities who have transformed their homeless service system used to engage leadership, providers and the community.

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Webinar  |  December 15, 2016

Geoffrey M. Ross, Assistant Director of Development and Federal Programs for the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency discusses how progressive engagement works within rapid re-housing.

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Other  |  December 7, 2016
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Other  |  November 21, 2016

Applications are now open for the Transatlantic Practice Exchange, offered by the National Alliance to End Homelessness and Homeless Link in the United Kingdom, funded by the Oak Foundation. The Exchange aims to develop future leaders in the homelessness sector and establish transatlantic best practice connections. Placements will take place in 2017.

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