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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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Webinar  |  November 17, 2016
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Best Practice  |  November 9, 2016

As a nation, we are moving in the right direction when it comes to ending homelessness among veterans. A few states have met the federal benchmarks and criteria established to support this achievable goal, but there is much work to be done. State governments, specifically State Departments of Veterans Affairs (DVAs), can help. They can play an important role when it comes to leading their communities to success, and ensuring that federal benchmarks and criteria are achieved.

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Webinar  |  November 3, 2016
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Best Practice  |  October 10, 2016
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Report  |  September 28, 2016

The Alliance and Homeless Link in the UK have partnered to offer homeless assistance professionals the opportunity to learn best practices from their counterparts overseas through a Transatlantic Practice Exchange program. The Exchange, which is funded by the Oak Foundation, aims to develop future leaders in the homelessness sector and establish transatlantic best practice connections.

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Webinar  |  September 27, 2016

On September 27Chela Schuster, Director of Strategic Housing Resources with UMOM Days Centers in Phoenix, AZ, discussed how they have successfully implemented rapid re-housing for vulnerable families in their community.

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Webinar  |  September 27, 2016

On Sept. 22, speakers discussed the basics of planning and implementing an unsheltered Point-in-Time (PIT) Count. William Snow of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)  provided up-to-date guidance on HUD expectations and resources. The planning and implementation strategies of two Fort Lauderdale and West Virginia were featured. Watch the full webinar and view the slides here.

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