We Can’t End Homelessness Without a National Response

  • March 1, 2022
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One reason why Congress has been willing to provide greater assistance is the increased visibility of homelessness during this same period. Encampments have spread to new places. Many downtown districts have less traffic and fewer workers, making people who are […]

What Congress Needs to Know From Homeless Service Providers

  • February 24, 2022
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Congress is in its final push to complete annual spending legislation for Fiscal Year 2022. It’s the perfect time for people who are concerned about homelessness to let Members of Congress know how important the key programs are at HUD. […]

Why Homelessness Still Exists and How We Can End It

  • February 23, 2022
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By Jeff Olivet, Executive Director, U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness When one person—even one—dies on the street, we as a society have failed them. When one family seeking safe housing and a stable school for their children is discriminated against […]

A Message from Nan Roman

  • February 18, 2022
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I am writing today to share with you that, after many fulfilling and productive years leading the National Alliance to End Homelessness, I have decided that now is the time to hand that role over to someone new. I will […]

What are the Latest Insights on Vaccination for People Experiencing Homelessness?

  • February 15, 2022
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The CDC believes that Omicron will spread more easily than the previous variant and recommends that everyone get vaccinations and booster shots. Although many communities are seeing reductions in cases, hospitalizations, or deaths, these outcomes are not being experienced in […]

What Can We Learn About Unsheltered Homelessness?

  • February 14, 2022
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The Alliance’s upcoming virtual conference, Ending Unsheltered Homelessness: Strategies and Policies the Work, is set to kick off this coming Wednesday, February 16. The Alliance is looking forward to learning and sharing important perspectives focused specifically on unsheltered homelessness. Here […]

Resiliency in Homeless Service Providers: Going Beyond Self-Care

  • February 11, 2022
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These are the deeply distressing words that homeless service providers often hear from those who come through the door of our agencies every day. “What do I do now?” Sometimes there is an answer, such as a referral to an […]

Because You’ve Showed Up

  • February 8, 2022
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I know how hard this work is on a daily basis because I’ve been there. I’ve been at the homeless service provider and Continuum of Care (CoC) levels, working endless hours to make sure that people in my community get […]

Latest Federal Data Provides a Valuable, but Incomplete, View of Homelessness in the First Year of COVID-19

  • February 4, 2022
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Although Several Questions Persist, Decreases in Sheltered Homelessness Suggest the Positive Impacts of Federal Relief Resources and Homelessness System Efforts The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today released the 2021 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress […]

Housing America: Addressing Challenges in Serving People Experiencing Homelessness

  • February 3, 2022
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Testimony of Alliance CEO, Nan Roman, to the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee (Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance) at the Housing America: Addressing Challenges in Serving People Experiencing Homelessness hearing (February 2, 2022). Thank you so […]