Category: Advocacy

A Research Agenda for Ending Homelessness

This document is intended to inform government agencies, philanthropic organizations, and other funders about outstanding research questions on homeless populations and subpopulations and interventions designed to end homelessness. The agenda does not represent an exhaustive list of unanswered questions, but instead focuses on the most pressing unanswered research questions immediately relevant to policy and program development.

Establishing a Federal Fund for Homelessness Prevention

It’s well known that an acute financial emergency is often the breaking point that makes someone become homeless. Perhaps it’s a matter of missed rental payments or utility bills. Sometimes it comes in the form of a medical bill or […]

Priorities for Congress: September 2019

It’s a busy week politically, and action is necessary to maintain Congressional focus on homelessness. The Senate Appropriations Committee will be “marking up” their version of a spending bill for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) this […]

Why You Should Advocate During a Congressional Recess

Congress is on its long summer recess, a crucial period for educating them about homelessness. Before they left, they took an important step: Congress passed a budget deal that included raising the existing caps on overall nondefense spending. This means that they can go […]

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