Remarks from Matthew Doherty on HUD’s Award of $2 Billion to Continuums of Care Across the United States

Remarks from Executive Director Matthew Doherty at a press conference regarding HUD's award of $2 billion to CoCs across the United States.

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Responding to Racial Inequities Within our Systems of Care

As the facilitators of our community homelessness response systems, we must intentionally and actively respond to the history of racism within our systems of care in order to make... Continue Reading →

Harnessing the Power of Collective Impact to End Homelessness

Santa Clara County has found success in using a collective impact model.

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You Should Give These USICH Resources from 2017 Another Look

You should give these USICH resources from 2017 another look.

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Council Takes Shape for 2018, Maintaining its Focus on Partnering with States and Communities

On December 12, the 19 federal member agencies of the Council came together to discuss essential strategies driving national progress on ending homelessness, successes to-date, the work ahead, and opportunities to... Continue Reading →

Who Accessed Shelter or Transitional Housing in 2016? HUD’s AHAR Part 2 Report Tells Us

HUD’s Part 2 of its 2016 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress tells us critical information about the scale and characteristics of homelessness in our country.<... Continue Reading →

Driving Action at the State-level to End Homelessness Through State Interagency Councils

We often say that the “magic sauce” in our work to end homelessness is when the policies and actions at the local level line up with and... Continue Reading →

2017 Point-in-Time Estimates Show Significant Geographical Variations in Our Progress Toward Ending Homelessness

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development released its report summarizing the data from communities' 2017 Point-in-Time (PIT) counts, reporting a mix of results.

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Using GIS Mapping to Help Address Disparities in Homelessness Assistance

GIS can be used to help communities better understand the racial disparities that exist amongst those who are affected by homelessness.

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You’ve Been Talking, We’ve Been Listening: What We’ve Learned So Far About Strengthening the Federal Strategic Plan

Thank you for your input so far on revising and strengthening the federal strategic plan! Keep your comments coming.

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