Changing the Terms: How Innovative Communities are Using the ACA to Improve Homeless Services

Lisa Stand, senior policy analyst for the National Alliance to End Homelessness, explains just how useful the Affordable Care Act is in improving homeless services in community programs. ... Continue Reading →

Everyone Deserves a Place to Be Home: It’s About Justice

Former Executive Director Barbara Poppe reflects on her tenure leading the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, discusses the impact that Opening Doors is having on ending homelessness,... Continue Reading →

Opening Doors is Working

Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan discusses how the President’s Fiscal Year 2015 Budget shows the Obama Administration's commitment to... Continue Reading →

USICH’s Family Connection: Promising Practices for Families, Youth, and Children

Executive Director of USICH Barbara Poppe provides examples of how the Family Connection resource can improve communities' approach to helping families experiencing homelessness.  

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Working in Partnership to End Homelessness among Families: The Importance of Clarity of Purpose

Incoming Executive Director of USICH Laura Zeilinger discusses what an end to family homelessness actually means, and how the new Family Connection tool can aid communities and stakeholders in... Continue Reading →

In Granite State, USICH Discusses What it Will Take to End Family Homelessness

Robert Pulster, Regional Coordinator for USICH, reflects on his recent trip to New Hampshire, where he shared USICH's new resource on family homelessness. 

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A Systematic Approach to Ending Family Homelessness

Acting Assistant Secretary for the Administration for Children and Families Mark Greenberg discusses in detail what is being done to end homelessness among families now and what will be... Continue Reading →

Fireman Foundation Finds that Rapid Re-Housing, Economic Opportunity

Susanne Beaton, Director of the Paul and Phyllis Fireman Charitable Foundation, shares how a "new vision of stabilization for families" led to the creation of the Secure Jobs initiative,... Continue Reading →

A Paradigm Shift: How Fairfax County Made Significant Gains in Ending Family Homelessness

Dean Klein, director of the Office to Prevent and End Homelessness in Virginia, relates how a shift from managing to ending homelessness led to innovative practices, strong... Continue Reading →

At Mayors’ Conference, Leaders Focus on Ending Homelessness

Deputy Director Laura Zeilinger discusses the vital role mayors across the country play in ending homelessness, reminding us that to reach our national goals we must first act locally. ... Continue Reading →