Library — Solutions Brief

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Solutions Brief  |  December 14, 2011

This brief is a concise how-to guide on how communities can begin or improve efforts to identify and effectively assist the households who are most likely to become homeless and serve them appropriately.

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Solutions Brief  |  November 23, 2011

This page provides a summary of the interim Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) rule, as well as resources for implementing the rule and maximizing the impact of your community's ESG resources.

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Solutions Brief  |  November 17, 2011

When runaways and homeless youth cannot be reunited with their families, the creation of housing models that also address the service needs of youth is one solution to ending youth homelessness. The goal of this brief is to outline a spectrum of youth housing models that connect affordable housing, self-sufficiency services, and positive youth development approaches. This brief examines youth housing combined with positive youth development services and highlights four housing models and programs that demonstrate promise in housing for older adolescents and young adults.

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Solutions Brief  |  November 15, 2011

It is commonly estimated that 100,000 children are victims of commercial sexual exploitation each year. In this brief, the Alliance examines the relationship between commercial sexual exploitation of children and youth homelessness.

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Solutions Brief  |  April 25, 2011

This document is a tool Hennepin County officials use to determine eligibility for family homelessness resources.

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Solutions Brief  |  April 25, 2011
The Alliance and Cathy ten Broeke summarize, in a 4-page document, ways Hennepin County is working to best use homelessness prevention resources.
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Solutions Brief  |  March 25, 2011
Clearly health care reform creates opportunities to improve assistance to chronically homeless people. Those concerned to combine housing and services should get involved early to ensure that the interests of people they care about are protected.
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Solutions Brief  |  March 15, 2011

Communities are increasingly using homelessness prevention and rapid re-housing to meet the needs of domestic violence survivors. These brief goes over some effective strategies to assist survivors.

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Solutions Brief  |  March 8, 2011
his brief - one in a three-part series - explores the way Malden Housing Authority and Housing Families, Inc. curb evictions in Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
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Solutions Brief  |  March 8, 2011
This brief - one in a three-part series - explores the way King County, WA implemented strategies to curb evictions from the King County Housing Authority.
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Solutions Brief  |  March 8, 2011
This brief - one in a three-part series - explores the way Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority and EDEN, Inc. curb evictions in Cleveland, OH.
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Solutions Brief  |  February 17, 2011
This brief explores lessons learned from several pilot programs designed to aid PSH tenants who are ready to transition into other housing opportunities in Chicago, IL; Seattle, WA; and New York, NY.
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Solutions Brief  |  January 5, 2011

This document profiles how Hennepin County, MN began to assess how it was targeting its homelessness prevention resources.

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Solutions Brief  |  December 20, 2010

This brief identifies five promising strategies that homelessness assistance systems have used to create or strengthen their relationship with their local VA Medical Center.

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Solutions Brief  |  November 5, 2010

The HEARTH Act requires communities to strengthen their capacity to collect data and information across programs and improve overall system performance. The following document outlines tips and strategies for communities to maximize the use of existing data-related tools and reports for these purposes.

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