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Report  |  April 1, 2015

The State of Homelessness in America 2015 is the fifth in a series of reports that chart progress in ending homelessness in the United States. It uses the most recently available data to present national and state trends in homelessness between 2013 and 2014, trends in populations at risk of homelessness from 2012 to 2013, and trends in the types and utilization of assistance available to people experiencing homelessness.

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Advocacy Resource  |  March 24, 2015

This page will provide an update of timely congressional activities and their impacts on programs serving people experiencing homelessness. This page will be updated each Tuesday that there is news to report. 

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Advocacy Update  |  March 13, 2015

To ensure that the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants receive the Administration's proposed $345 million increase to $2.480 billion, which would allow us to end chronic homelessness by the end of 2017 and make progress toward ending family and youth homelessness, Members of Congress will need to hear from YOU about how important these programs are in their states and districts. Please draft letters to your Members of Congress TODAY, and send them as soon as possible (Senate letters by Tuesday March 17 and House letters by Friday, March 20)!

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Advocacy Letters  |  March 12, 2015

Sign-On Letter circulated by Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI) to support a funding level of $2.480 billion for HUD's McKinney-Vento programs in FY 2016.

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Advocacy Letters  |  March 12, 2015

Sign-On Letter circulated by Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) to support $2.480 billion for HUD's McKinney-Vento program and $21.1 billion for the Section 8 Tenant-Based Rental Assistance program in FY 2016.

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Conference Presentation  |  March 11, 2015

Conference Presentations from 5.1 Getting It Right: Evaluating Your Rapid Re-Housing Program.

 

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Webinar  |  March 11, 2015

This video is a recording of a webinar that originally streamed on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, that highlighted the rapid re-housing strategies of Mercer County (Trenton), NJ and Los Angeles. During the webinar leaders from these communities discussed how they have significantly expanded their capacity to rapidly re-house families. The speakers also highlighted the strategies they used to develop a coordinated entry system, expand rapid re-housing, lessons learned along the way, and the impact the shift has made in their larger homeless service system.

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Newsletters  |  March 10, 2015

The Alliance has published the full text of the speech delivered by Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro at the 2015 National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness on Friday, Feb. 20.

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Solutions Brief  |  March 4, 2015

This resource examines the role of long-term, congregate transitional housing in ending homelessness. It was developed in collaboration with the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, the departments of Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Veterans Affairs, and the Office of Violence Against Women at the Department of Justice.

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Conference Presentation  |  March 4, 2015

Conference presentations from 6.7 Getting Lawyers Involved: How Legal Advocates Can Help End Youth Homelessness.

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Newsletters  |  March 3, 2015

As part of the Alliance's ongoing effort to provide guidance to communities during the run-up to the 2015 goal of ending veteran homelessness in the U.S., we have published a one-page document that outlines and describes the five major steps that communities must take to end veteran homelessness.

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Conference Presentation  |  February 27, 2015

Conference presentations from 6.4 Serving and Improving Outcomes for LGBTQ Youth. 

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Conference Presentation  |  February 27, 2015

Conference Presentations from 3.2 Introduction to Coordinated Entry.
 

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Conference Presentation  |  February 27, 2015

Conference Presentations from 4.2 Housing-Focused Emergency Shelter.
 

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Conference Presentation  |  February 27, 2015

Conference Presentations from 2.2 Diverting Families from Entering the Homelessness System.
 

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