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Webinar  |  June 24, 2016

The Alliance hosted a webinar for California provides on case management and services for rapid re-housing providers. Speakers examined how providers are delivering case management and services as part of a rapid re-housing intervention.

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Toolkits  |  June 23, 2016

Learn how to use your program or system data on rapid re-housing to evaluate and improve services.

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Report  |  June 20, 2016

On June 29, more than 70 media outlets in the San Francisco Bay area are teaming up to spend a day flooding the news cycle with stories about homelessness. #SFHomelessProject is an opportunity for the media and public to raise awareness about homelessness in San Francisco and beyond. Join the the movement online.

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Webinar  |  June 15, 2016

On June 9th, the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) and the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) held the third webinar in a four part webinar series on Rapid Re-Housing (RRH), designed for providers who operate or are interested in operating a RRH program funded through the Calworks Housing Support Program (HSP) or the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program. The third webinar, RRH: Rent and Move-In Assistance, focused on approaches to providing financial assistance for participants in a manner consistent with the new RRH benchmarks and standards published by the Alliance.

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Webinar  |  June 15, 2016

On June 14, Tina Patterson, CEO of Homefull in Dayton, OH, discussed the effectiveness of rapid re-housing for various populations in her community, including 100% positive exits and 0% recidivism for families, and 87% positive exits and 12% recidivism among single adults, including those considered most vulnerable.  She describes key strategies that Homefull uses for each of the three core components and an innovative employment program that benefits rapid re-housing participants as well as landlords.

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Toolkits  |  June 8, 2016

Many communities around the country are repurposing or reallocating their transitional housing projects to create new rapid re-housing subsidies and permanent housing units.

Our new Transitional Housing Conversion: A Building Owner’s Toolkit offers transitional housing building owners a step-by-step guide to addressing funding and use restrictions.

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Advocacy Resource  |  June 7, 2016

Advocates from across the country will meet with Members of Congress on Capitol Hill Day, July 28, 2016, and urge them to make ending homelessness a federal priority.

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Webinar  |  May 26, 2016

On May 25, 2016, the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) and the California Department of Social Services held the second webinar in a four part webinar series on Rapid Re-Housing (RRH), designed for providers who operate or are interested in operating a RRH program funded through the Calworks Housing Support Program (HSP) or the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program. The second webinar, RRH: Housing Identification, focused on approaches to housing identification for participants in a manner consistent with the new RRH benchmarks and standards published by the National Alliance to End Homelessness. The webinar included brief presentations from two rapid re-housing providers who shares their experience on recruiting and retaining landlords and assisting program participants to identify and secure permanent housing.

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Other  |  May 24, 2016

The Alliance’s Consumer Advisory Board (CAB) will consist of members who have experienced or are currently experiencing homelessness to inform the work of the organization and to serve in advocacy capacity, both at the federal level and in their local communities.  The primary goals of the CAB are to elevate consumer voices in policy discussions; develop consumers as key advocates in important issues related to homelessness; and to inform the Alliance’s work in designing and advocating for policies on homelessness.

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Webinar  |  May 18, 2016

On May 13, 2016 the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) and the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) held the first in a series or webinars on Rapid Re-Housing (RRH) designed for providers who operate or are interested in operating a RRH program funded through the Calworks Housing Support Program (HSP) or the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program. The first webinar, Rapid Re-Housing Performance Benchmarks and Program Standards, provides an overview of the new RRH benchmarks and standards published by the National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH). This new guidance, endorsed by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) and Abt Associates, focuses on and highlights the three core components of rapid re-housing, and the most promising practices for building and supporting a successful program.

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Webinar  |  May 10, 2016

 Zach Brown, Executive Director of the West Virginia Coalition to End Homelessness, discusses the impact rapid re-housing has had on his community’s homeless population.

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Webinar  |  April 27, 2016

Determining the right time to end assistance and close a case is one of the hardest decisions a service provider must make.

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Fact Sheets  |  April 20, 2016

Questions and Answers on Homelessness Policy and Research.

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Interactive Tool  |  April 15, 2016

This map serves as a database of January 2016 Point-in-Time Counts that have been reported in media reports or on Continuum of Care/government websites.

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Webinar  |  April 12, 2016

An informative webinar on how the City of Cleveland is working to address family homelessness. Speakers will provide an overview the homeless system, including its diversion program, how coordinated entry works with rapid re-housing, progressive engagement, the process of housing families, as well as efforts to address homelessness among particularly vulnerable families.

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