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Fact Sheets  |  March 25, 2014

Rapid re-housing can successfully address the single most important need a family or individual experiencing homelessness desires: a place to call home. This document is a quick look at why rapid re-housing is an important part of any comprehensive strategy addressing homelessness.

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Fact Sheets  |  February 14, 2014

This resource identifies the core components of Rapid Re-housing. The Alliance developed it in collaboration with the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH), the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

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Fact Sheets  |  March 26, 2013

This fact sheet highlights key information for beginning conversations with community leaders and partners about health care benefits enrollment, including where to go for more specific information. Under the Affordable Care Act 2010, new state programs and processes could affect how vulnerable homeless people receive medical services, behavioral health treatment and long-term supports; and how these services are funded in communities. In many topic areas, definitive answers to questions that may arise are not yet available, or may vary from state to state. The Alliance will continue to update this resource as new information becomes available.

 

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Fact Sheets  |  January 7, 2013

This resource provides a breakdown of the amount of funding per state that should be available in 2013 under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) grant program based on the number of veterans experiencing homelessness in 2010, as compared to the total amount of SSVF funding each state received in 2012.

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Fact Sheets  |  September 7, 2012

This resource describes the "point-in-time counts" - the regular count of people experiencing homelessness. The Department of Housing and Urban Development requires communities to submit these counts as part of their application for federal homeless assistance funds.

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Fact Sheets  |  November 4, 2010

This resource describes the "point-in-time counts" - the regular count of people experiencing homelessness. The Department of Housing and Urban Development requires communities to submit these counts as part of their application for federal homeless assistance funds.

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Fact Sheets  |  April 28, 2010

This short brief provides a description of the official methods of including people experiencing homelessness in the U.S. decennial census and, when available, the results of those efforts. Additionally, the fact sheet includes a brief look into the enumeration of populations similar to those we consider homeless today.

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Fact Sheets  |  January 24, 2010
Although chronic homelessness represents a small share of the overall homeless population, chronically homeless people use up more than 50 percent of the services. The most successful model for housing people who experience chronic homelessness is permanent supportive housing using a Housing First approach.
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Fact Sheets  |  January 19, 2010
The issue of youth homelessness has gained some traction lately, in both the news and among community activists. This fact sheets goes over what is and isn't known about youth homelessness, including data, relevant issues, and possible solutions.
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Fact Sheets  |  January 17, 2010
The number of people who experience rural homelessness is unknown, but the last national count of homeless people found that 9 percent live in rural areas. The same structural factors that contribute to urban homelessness—lack of affordable housing and inadequate income—also lead to rural homelessness. One of the most important strategies in ending rural homelessness is prevention.
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Fact Sheets  |  January 14, 2010
This resource explains what a Continuum of Care is, as well as details the necessary parts of a Continuum of Care (CoC) and how to plan a CoC. The US Department of Housing and Urban Development began to require communities to submit a single application for McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants in 1995. In 2009, there were 461 CoCs.
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Fact Sheets  |  January 10, 2010
This document goes over why homelessness is an important issue and what we can do about homelessness as a community. The document goes over the major issues around homelessness, including the number of homeless people in the United States as well as local and national efforts to address homelessness.
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Fact Sheets  |  January 10, 2010
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Fact Sheets  |  January 10, 2010

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Fact Sheets  |  January 10, 2010
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