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Newsletters  |  September 10, 2013

Everyone working to end homelessness knows someone who is experiencing homelessness who can benefit from health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. On Tuesday, October 1, a new Health Insurance Marketplace will open for every state, which means all people experiencing homelessness will be able to find out what benefits they will be eligible for.

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Newsletters  |  September 3, 2013

Tomorrow, Wednesday, September 4, at 3 p.m. ET, policy staff from the Alliance and CSH will host a webinar providing advocates and other interested stakeholders with an update on fiscal year (FY) 2014 funding legislation. The webinar will cover where funding for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) currently stands in Congress, as well as what the next steps will be for the legislation through September.

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Newsletters  |  August 27, 2013

The Alliance has added a new Economic Security issue page to the Alliance website, where you can access a number of resources geared toward helping people experiencing homelessness improve financial literacy, overcome employment barriers, build assets, and more.

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Newsletters  |  August 20, 2013

While the Alliance's work deals largely with federal policy, we recognize that state policy must play a vital role in our mission to end homelessness. We would like to help prepare advocates working at the state level, but to do so we need your input about the outlook in your state.

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Newsletters  |  August 13, 2013

Last Tuesday, August 6, President Obama delivered a speech in Phoenix, AZ, on housing in which he acknowledged the significant progress that we as a country have made in reducing homelessness, particularly among veterans.

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Newsletters  |  August 6, 2013

As an endorser of the United for Homes campaign to fund the National Housing Trust Fund, the Alliance will be participating in a social media initiative tomorrow. The Alliance has joined with the National Low Income Housing Coalition for this campaign because we believe funding the National Housing Trust Fund will contribute to an end to homelessness.

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Newsletters  |  July 30, 2013

We have posted presentation materials from the 2013 National Conference on Ending Homelessness workshops on the Alliance website. The materials cover a wide range of issues from the conference, including services for domestic violence survivors, ending youth homelessness, health care reform, new homelessness research, retooling transitional housing programs, family interventions for homeless youth, and much more.

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Newsletters  |  July 23, 2013

The Alliance's 2013 National Conference on Ending Homelessness has drawn around 1,600 people to Washington DC from across the country, including federal and local officials, advocates, and people working on the front lines of the fight to end homelessness.

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Newsletters  |  July 18, 2013

The Alliance is proud to announce that at our 2013 National Conference on Ending Homelessness we will be screening "The Invisible War," a documentary film about sexual trauma in the military from Oscar and Emmy-nominated filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering. Space for the screening is limited and pre-registration is strongly advised. For information about registering, please email contact@cuomocoleproductions.com.

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Newsletters  |  July 2, 2013

As the housing sector makes a steady recovery, 20.6 million households must pay more than half their household income on housing, a record high, according to a new report from the Harvard Research Center. Seven out of ten of those households subsist on annual incomes roughly equivalent to year-round employment at the minimum wage.

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Newsletters  |  June 25, 2013

The Alliance is pleased to announce that Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council Cecilia Muñoz will deliver keynote remarks on the final day of the Alliance's 2013 National Conference on Ending Homelessness. Director Muñoz will speak at the Renaissance Washington DC Hotel during the luncheon plenary on Wednesday, July 24.

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Newsletters  |  June 13, 2013

Due to overwhelming response, the Alliance now anticipates that registration for the 2013 National Conference on Ending Homelessness in Washington, DC, originally scheduled to run to July 10, will reach capacity at some point this month. f you have not yet registered for the conference, we encourage you to register as soon as possible.

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Newsletters  |  June 11, 2013

Due to overwhelming response, the Alliance now anticipates that registration for the 2013 National Conference on Ending Homelessness in Washington, DC, originally scheduled to run to July 10, will reach capacity at some point this month. f you have not yet registered for the conference, we encourage you to register as soon as possible.

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Newsletters  |  June 4, 2013

The Alliance has submitted comments on a new proposal by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that would change regulations defining chronic homelessness for all of HUD's homeless assistance programs. The proposed definition would introduce a time measurement for an episode of homelessness that would disqualify a significant number of vulnerable people from receiving permanent supportive housing.

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Newsletters  |  May 28, 2013

On Thursday, May 30, at 4 p.m. ET, Alliance President Nan Roman will moderate a panel discussion on family homelessness at the Welfare Research and Evaluation Conference, which will be streamed live on the conference's webpage. During the panel discussion, federal officials and experts will explore the latest research on family homelessness as well as evidence supporting rapid re-housing.

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