New Demonstration for Youth Provides Up to Five Years of Housing and Self-Sufficiency Resources

HUD and HHS recently announced a new opportunity for child welfare directors and local public housing agencies to work together to provide young people with housing and service... Continue Reading →

From Homelessness to Self-Sufficiency: Long-Term Housing Gives Young Person “Room to Breathe”

Cortney Jones shares her experiences as a foster care alumni who found her way out of homelessness through a Family Self-Sufficiency - Housing Authority partnership program.

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How Southern Nevada Achieved an End to Veteran Homelessness

A breakdown of the key strategies used in Southern Nevada, a bustling community with an overall population of 603,000 people, to effectively end Veteran homelessness.

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Police Foot Patrol in Portland Engages Youth on the Street, Reduces Crime

The officers of the Portland Police Bureau’s Foot Patrol came together with a common desire to try something new; they decided to throw out... Continue Reading →

Portland Youth Services, Police Partner to Build Trust with Youth

Portland's Homeless Youth Continuum partners with the Portland Police Bureau to break down barriers and build trust between police and youth experiencing homelessness.

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How Data is Ending Chronic Homelessness in Maine

The state of Maine found that many individuals experiencing chronic homelessness frequented shelters several months at a time, bouncing between providers yet not appearing “chronic” to any... Continue Reading →

We Can Break the Cycle of Homelessness and Criminal Justice System Involvement

For too many people, the experience of homelessness involves police encounters, lockups, courts, or jail and prison cells as much as it does shelter beds. Some people are caught... Continue Reading →

Engaging Landlords to End Veteran Homelessness: Seattle/King County Shares What They’ve Learned

Seattle is one of the fastest growing cities in the country, with a rental market vacancy rate of just two percent in several cities throughout King County. Like many... Continue Reading →

Leading By Example on Human Rights of People Experiencing Homelessness

The steps we are taking to address homelessness in ways that promote, protect, and respect human rights matter, not just in the U.S., but around the globe. Read... Continue Reading →

In Ending Homelessness, We Leave No-one Behind

Congresswoman Maxine Waters hosted a briefing earlier this month to review the progress we have made in ending homelessness for all Americans under the newly amended Opening Doors. The... Continue Reading →