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HHS: Supporting Individuals and Families Experiencing Homelessness

Former USICH detailee and current project officer with HRSA, Kent Forde, shares the accomplishments of HHS in the work to end homelessness and meet the goals of Opening... Continue Reading →

Peacock Commons: Innovations and Lessons in Housing for Youth

Ten years ago, the Bill Wilson Center bought and began rehabbing an apartment complex with the goal of answering the question: what does supportive housing look like for transition-age... Continue Reading →

Setting the Course for the Work Ahead: Findings and Implications from Recent Reports and Data

Data is central to all the decisions we make as a Council to advance progress toward ending homelessness in our country. Matthew Doherty explores the latest data releases and... Continue Reading →

Asking the Right Questions about Tiny Houses

The tiny house movement has been in the news a lot recently for its perceived potential to quickly house individuals experiencing homelessness, particularly in communities where there is an... Continue Reading →

People with Lived Experience Must Be Meaningful Partners in Ending Homelessness

People with lived experience must have meaningful, purposeful, and accessible opportunities to inform and shape all levels of planning and implementation in our efforts to... Continue Reading →

Using Incentives to Engage Landlords: Risk Mitigation Funds

Seattle-based Regional Coordinator Katy Miller highlights risk mitigation funds, a game-changer in landlord engagement and recruitment strategies.

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Using Shelter Strategically to End Homelessness

If used well, shelter can be a great tool to end homelessness. Regional Coordinator Katy Miller introduces four things to consider as you assess the effectiveness of shelter... Continue Reading →

It’s Time We Talked the Walk on Housing First

Three pieces of advice from Deputy Director Richard Cho on how we can “talk the walk” on Housing First.

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Four Clarifications about Housing First

In the first, of what I learned would be many, interagency meetings on chronic homelessness, Housing First adoption was discussed as a primary strategy for accelerating progress. And one... Continue Reading →