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 →

Responding to the Crisis of Homelessness

Responding in a person-centered way to homelessness requires that programs are operating as a system. Making this shift is not simple, but it is being done in more... Continue Reading →

Retooling the Homeless Crisis Response System – In Depth

Over the past several years, many communities have shifted their approach, providing services that are focused on ending, not managing homelessness. Communities are retooling the homeless crisis response system... Continue Reading →

DESC to Create More Supportive Housing to Serve Seattle’s Most Vulnerable

Seattle-based nonprofit housing provider DESC will create new units of permanent supportive housing in the Interbay neighborhood downtown.  The units will serve 97 people who are experiencing homelessness... Continue Reading →

Inspired by People: New Report Offers Alternatives to Criminalization

Without housing options, people often are forced to rely on culverts, public parks, streets, and abandoned buildings as places to sleep and carry out daily activities that most reserve... Continue Reading →

USICH Connects with Public Housing Leaders at NAHRO

On July 19, 2014, USICH Executive Director Laura Zeilinger joined NAHRO President Preston Prince in an open discussion with housing officials from across the country at the National Association of Housing... Continue Reading →

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Is Law

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), signed into law by President Barack Obama on Tuesday, fosters local innovation and focus on providing employment supports for people experiencing homelessness,... Continue Reading →

July 2014 Council Meeting Focuses on Leveraging Mainstream Resources

On July 18, 2014, HUD Secretary and Council Chair Shaun Donovan convened Council agencies for the second meeting of 2014.  Council agencies discussed efforts to leverage Federal mainstream resources in the... Continue Reading →