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Fact Sheets  |  April 10, 2017
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Fact Sheets  |  February 17, 2017

President Trump has signed Executive Order No. 13768, Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States. While little is known about its interpretation or any accompanying guidance, here is some information on how Section 9 of the order could restrict federal funding to sanctuary jurisdictions and impact their efforts to serve people experiencing homelessness.

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Fact Sheets  |  April 20, 2016

Questions and Answers on Homelessness Policy and Research.

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Fact Sheets  |  April 5, 2016

The issue of opioid abuse has risen to a level of national crisis as the number of people abusing prescription drugs and heroin has dramatically risen, and the rate of opioid-related overdose deaths has tripled since 2000.2 In 2014, an estimated 2.5 million people had opioid-use disorders (OUD) involving prescription drug or heroin abuse, and opioid-related overdoses were responsible for more than 28,000 deaths.

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Fact Sheets  |  November 19, 2015

Is homelessness in the U.S. increasing or decreasing? There appear to be conflicting answers to that question. This is due to variations in the types of people counted, the data sources used, and methodologies used to collect data. This resource explains trends in homelessness as well as the various data sources for and limitations on data collected on homelessness.

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Fact Sheets  |  June 30, 2015

In order to assist homeless service providers to understand the new regulations that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is proposing for the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) program, the Alliance has created this condensed outline of HUD’s notice of the proposed regulations. This resource is meant to serve as a guide, not as a substitute for the notice. HUD is seeking feedback to consider in the development of the ESG final rule from providers that have gained insight and experience implementing the program’s first interim rule, released in 2011.

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Fact Sheets  |  May 13, 2015

This chronic homelessness fact sheet presents information on the number of individuals experiencing chronic homelessness, the demographics of the population, causes of chronic homelessness, and federal programs that address the issue.

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Fact Sheets  |  April 23, 2015

This data snapshot presents data on homeless unaccompanied children and youth in the U.S. in 2014.

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Fact Sheets  |  April 23, 2015

This data snapshot presents national and state trends of the veteran homeless population in the U.S. from 2013 to 2014.

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Fact Sheets  |  April 23, 2015

This data snapshot presents national and state trends of the overall homeless population in the U.S. from 2013 to 2014.

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Fact Sheets  |  April 23, 2015

This data snapshot presents national and state trends of the family homeless population in the U.S. from 2013 to 2014.

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Fact Sheets  |  April 23, 2015

This data snapshot presents national and state trends of the chronically homeless population in the U.S. from 2013 to 2014.

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Fact Sheets  |  April 22, 2015

This veteran homelessness fact sheet presents information on the number of of veterans experiencing homelessness, the demographics of the population, causes of homelessness among veterans, and federal programs that address the issue.

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Fact Sheets  |  January 27, 2015

The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Monday, Jan. 26, that as part of the $1.8 billion in grant funding it was awarding to existing projects to fight homelessness, it would award nearly $45 million to new projects in 25 communities. Competition for these grants was based on the comparative strength of these communities’ strategies for leveraging Medicaid funds to pay for health care and services as part of the permanent supportive housing model. Funding for these projects come as a result of the “Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013,” a two-year congressional budget agreement negotiated by Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., to expand temporarily the limit on federal spending for fiscal year 2014.

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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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