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Other  |  June 3, 2014
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Newsletters  |  June 3, 2014

Due to overwhelming response, the Alliance now anticipates that registration for the 2014 National Conference on Ending Homelessness in Washington, DC, will reach capacity at some point this month. If you have not yet registered for the conference, we encourage you to register as soon as possible.

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Report  |  May 27, 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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Newsletters  |  May 27, 2014

The Alliance will release its "State of Homelessness 2014," on Wednesday, May 28. The report, which will be available on the Alliance website, is the fourth in the series of annual reports examining national and state trends in homelessness. "State of Homelessness 2014" will cover trends in homelessness between 2012 and 2013, at-risk populations between 2011 and 2012, and the number of beds available for people experiencing homelessness in 2012 and 2013.

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Other  |  May 23, 2014

This is the scholarship application for the Alliance's 2014 National Conference on Ending Homelessness. Only individuals who are currently experiencing homelessness or who have experienced homelessness in the past are eligible to apply. The deadline to submit an application is Tuesday, May 27.

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Federal Policy Brief  |  May 21, 2014

This policy brief provides information about the extent and consequenses of chronic homelessness, and provides an overview of permanent supportive housing. It explains why this is the year to end chronic homelessness in America, and what HUD needs from Congress to do so.

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Newsletters  |  May 20, 2014

The Alliance is proud to announce that New Jersey Senator Cory A. Booker will deliver a keynote address on Wednesday, July 30 at the luncheon plenary on the second day of the Alliance's 2014 National Conference on Ending Homelessness. The conference will take place at the Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel from July 29 to 31.

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Toolkits  |  May 19, 2014

This tool is meant to help communities determine, in conjunction with the Comprehensive Assessment Tool, which households should be prioritized for services. Each intervention tab on this worksheets lists the maximum number of households that should be on each list at one time (communities may modify these numbers). The goal of this tool is to keep waiting lists for services short, 4 weeks at maximum.

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Newsletters  |  May 13, 2014

The Department of Veterans Affairs is proposing a new rule that would require that grantees under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program provide permanent housing assistance to eligible veteran families who would likely become homeless without it.

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Other  |  May 7, 2014

Communities that are successful at ending homelessness often have a clearly identified leader for ending homelessness. This person acts as a champion, promoter, and coordinator of the various programs and key stakeholders. Ideally this person would report directly to the Mayor and have authority to make decisions and implement changes. Below is a sample a job description for this position.

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Advocacy Update  |  May 7, 2014

The House T-HUD Subcommittee released its FY 2015 funding bill for programs under its jurisdiction. The legislation includes $2.105 billion for HUD's McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants, an unnacceptable funding level that would result in funding cuts to Continuums of Care. Call your Respresentatives' offices TODAY to tell them that McKinney programs NEED MORE MONEY!

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Newsletters  |  May 6, 2014

Early registration for the Alliance's 2014 National Conference on Ending Homelessness will close at 3 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May 13. At that time, the early registration rate of $500 per person will expire, and the registration fee will increase to the regular rate of $550. Online registration is scheduled to run to Monday, July 7, but may close early if the event reaches capacity.

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Newsletters  |  April 29, 2014

The Alliance is proud to announce that United States Secretary for Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan will deliver a keynote address at the Alliance's 2014 National Conference on Ending Homelessness. Secretary Donovan is scheduled to deliver the keynote address on the second day of the conference, Wednesday, July 30.

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Newsletters  |  April 22, 2014

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) Housing Commission has announced that early registration is open for the 2014 Housing Summit, a two-day event during which private-sector experts, elected officials, academics, and housing practitioners from across the country will discuss the future of our nation's housing policy.

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Solutions Brief  |  April 22, 2014

This resource provides a brief overview of the history and effectiveness of rapid re-housing and provides context for the Alliance's "Core Components of Rapid Re-Housing" resource, which the Alliance developed in collaboration with the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH), the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

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