Category: Emergency Shelter

COVID-19: What State and Local Leaders Can Do for Homeless Populations

Individuals experiencing homelessness include many older adults, often with compounding disabilities, who reside in large congregate facilities or in unsheltered locations with poor access to sanitation. Their age, poor health, disability, and living conditions make them highly vulnerable to illness. […]

The Alliance’s Racial Equity Network Action Steps

The Alliance’s Racial Equity Network (REN) has developed action steps that communities may find useful if they find racial or ethnic disparities in their homelessness system. These action steps follow the release of the REN’s Racial Equity Toolkit to help […]

New Homelessness Numbers Reflect Uneven Progress, Increased Urgency

Despite Significant Decreases Among Families, Youth, and Veterans, Overall Homelessness Increases 2.7 Percent The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) 2019 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress reveals that an estimated 567,715 people were identified homeless on […]

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