Successfully Connecting People Affected by Opioid Use to Housing: Central City Concern in Portland, Oregon

USICH will be exploring, through an occasional series of interviews and articles, how different agencies and organizations support successful housing outcomes and recovery for people who have experienced the... Continue Reading →

New England Federal Regional Interagency Council Provides Leadership on Ending Youth Homelessness

Over 130 stakeholders gathered at a meeting of the New England Federal Regional Interagency Council on Homelessness to hear from youth, expand their knowledge of model policy and practice, and... Continue Reading →

We Must All Be Part of the “No Wrong Door” Approach: Lessons from the 2017 Point-in-Time Count

Reflections and takeaways from the point-in-time count in Washington, DC. 

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Mayors Continue to Lead the Charge

After spending time recently with mayors from across the nation, Executive Director Matthew Doherty reflects on their unwavering commitment to progress despite the tough issues facing their communities.

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Strengthening Local Responses to Opioid Misuse Among Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

Preview our new guide of key resources, programs, and evidence-based practices to support communities as they develop responses to the opioid crisis among people at risk of or... Continue Reading →

HHS: Supporting Individuals and Families Experiencing Homelessness

Former USICH detailee and current project officer with HRSA, Kent Forde, shares the accomplishments of HHS in the work to end homelessness and meet the goals of Opening... Continue Reading →

Welcome to NOMA, Conway Residents

With the recent grand opening of a new affordable and supportive housing building in his neighborhood, Executive Director Matthew Doherty reflects on the importance of communities that welcome people... Continue Reading →

Homeward Bound: Jennifer Ho Reflects on Her Service

HUD's Jennifer Ho, senior advisor to the Secretary, and former deputy director of USICH, reflects on her work and the progress she's witness in ending homelessness over... Continue Reading →

Peacock Commons: Innovations and Lessons in Housing for Youth

Ten years ago, the Bill Wilson Center bought and began rehabbing an apartment complex with the goal of answering the question: what does supportive housing look like for transition-age... Continue Reading →

Setting the Course for the Work Ahead: Findings and Implications from Recent Reports and Data

Data is central to all the decisions we make as a Council to advance progress toward ending homelessness in our country. Matthew Doherty explores the latest data releases and... Continue Reading →