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Newsletters  |  March 12, 2013

The Alliance has published an interactive map of homelessness numbers collected this January as a part of the 2013 Point-In-Time (PIT) Count. Every Continuum of Care (CoC) participated in the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) mandated PIT Count of their sheltered and unsheltered homeless populations. The data come from media reports and reports published on CoC and government websites.

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Newsletters  |  March 5, 2013

Workshop presentations from the Alliance's 2013 National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness are now available online. Presentations focus on a wide range of issues, from using data to size and scope the issue of youth homelessness, to reunifying homeless youth with parents through family interventions, to retooling transitional housing programs.

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Newsletters  |  February 26, 2013

On Monday, February 25, the Bipartisan Policy Center's Housing Commission released America's Future: New Directions for National Policy, providing recommendations for federal housing policy, which the Commission says in the report is currently "outdated and inadequate." The Commission, on which Alliance President and CEO Nan Roman serves as a member, endorses the 1949 Housing Act goal of a "decent home and a suitable living environment for every American family."

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Newsletters  |  February 19, 2013

The Alliance is looking forward to seeing you in Seattle on Thursday, February 21, and Friday, February 22 for the 2013 National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness.

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Newsletters  |  February 12, 2013

The Alliance's Homelessness Research Institute (HRI) is seeking data from the Point-In-Time Counts conducted by Continuums of Care (CoCs) last month. If you have 2013 count information available for your community, including any detailed data on specific subpopulations such as youth, families, and chronically homeless persons, please send it to the Alliance at counts@naeh.org. You contribution is invaluable to the Alliance's work to prevent and end homelessness.

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Newsletters  |  February 5, 2013

The Alliance is pleased to announce that the lineups for each of the plenary sessions at the 2013 National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness are confirmed. Among the speakers will be Mark Johnston, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Needs and Delegated Authority over Community Planning and Development Programs, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Nan Roman, president and CEO of the Alliance.

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Newsletters  |  January 29, 2013

The Alliance is honored to welcome U.S. Senator Patty Murray of Washington State as the keynote speaker for the lunch plenary of the 2013 National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness on Friday, February 22. Senator Murray has been a longtime leader in the homelessness field at the national level, and attendees can look forward to hearing her perspective on support in Congress for the work by the Alliance and its partners to end homelessness.

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Newsletters  |  January 22, 2013

The Alliance would like to thank everyone who has registered for he 2013 National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness. Due to overwhelming response,we have had to close registration for the nearly a month earlier than scheduled. Additionally, we will be unable to offer onsite registration.

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Newsletters  |  January 15, 2013

Registration for the 2013 National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness may close early due to overwhelming response. With roughly 60 registration slots available for the conference taking place in Seattle, WA, at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel on Thursday, February 21 and Friday, February 22, the Alliance is encouraging everyone who plans to attend to register as soon as possible.

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Newsletters  |  January 8, 2013

On Tuesday, January 1, Congress passed legislation that averted or postponed a majority of the provisions and events that make up the so-called "fiscal cliff." The bill, known as the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (HR 8), was signed into law by the President early Thursday morning.

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Newsletters  |  December 18, 2012

This Quarterly Report includes a preview of key upcoming activities for advocates, as well as a review of major developments from the last quarter. Specifically, this issue reviews: Webinar on chronic-focused state advocacy efforts; FY 2013 appropriations and fiscal cliff update; Upcoming media opportunity on a new homelessness report; 113th Congress new Member advocacy; and Release of 2012 PIT data.

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Newsletters  |  December 11, 2012

On Monday, December 10, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a report showing a 7.2 percent decline in the number of veterans experiencing homelessness between 2011 and 2012 , and a 19.3 percent decline in the number of persons experiencing chronic homelessness since 2007.

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Newsletters  |  December 4, 2012

On Thursday, December 6, from 2 to 3 p.m. ET, Alliance Program and Policy Analyst Ian Lisman will appear as a member of the Homeless Veteran Advocacy National Working Group in "Discretionary Budget Cuts: Impact on Veterans," a congressional briefing on veteran homelessness.

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Newsletters  |  November 27, 2012

A new resource is now available from the Alliance that examines how one homeless service agency has partnered with the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) agency in their community to reduce family homelessness.

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Newsletters  |  November 20, 2012

The Alliance has published on its website a tentative agenda for the 2013 National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness.

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