Ending Youth Homelessness: A Call to Action Forty Years in the Making

Forty years ago, the U.S. government took the bold step of making the landmark Runaway and Homeless Youth Act, or RHYA, the law of the land.... Continue Reading →

Partnering with Landlords to End Homelessness

People experiencing homelessness need homes. This is the simple solution to ending homelessness, right? The complexity comes in finding, and funding, the homes. Read on to find out how... Continue Reading →

Stand Up and Be Counted: Better Data Collection on Youth Experiencing Homelessness

HUD’s annual Point-in-Time (PIT) count serves as the most consistent year-to-year measure of the number of people experiencing homelessness in America. However, the PIT count has... Continue Reading →

Meeting the Unique Needs of Families

Whether as a result of a health or economic crisis or fleeing domestic violence, the experience of homelessness is extremely traumatizing for families generally, and can be especially traumatizing... Continue Reading →

Spotlight on Solutions: Tailored Interventions and Assistance for Families

Ending homelessness among families and children is a priority for the nation and for every community; using tailored interventions and assistance unique to the needs of families is one... Continue Reading →

Serving Young Children Experiencing Homelessness

Homelessness has many faces. People experiencing homelessness can be old or young, male or female, and can come from any ethnic background.

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How Our Shelter Began Focusing on Permanent Housing, And Started Ending Homelessness for Our Clients

When I joined the staff of Northern Virginia Family Service (NVSF) as the program manager of the SERVE Shelter in February 2010, I had many things to learn about the 6... Continue Reading →

A Sea Change in Fresno’s Homelessness Crisis Response

The 25 Cities Effort is designed to help communities intensify and integrate their local efforts to end Veteran and chronic homelessness. 

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Two Tennessee Partnerships Create Effective Solutions for Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Two partnerships in Tennessee that are making a difference in ending youth homelessness in the region.

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Creating a Medicaid Supportive Housing Services Benefit

This week CSH, in partnership with the Washington Low Income Housing Alliance, published Creating a Medicaid Supportive Housing Services Benefit, an easy-to-follow framework for states that want to... Continue Reading →