USICH is in the process of creating a new Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness.

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New England Federal Regional Interagency Council Provides Leadership on Ending Youth Homelessness

Over 130 stakeholders gathered at a meeting of the New England Federal Regional Interagency Council on Homelessness to hear from youth, expand their knowledge of model policy and practice, and... Continue Reading →

We Must All Be Part of the “No Wrong Door” Approach: Lessons from the 2017 Point-in-Time Count

Reflections and takeaways from the point-in-time count in Washington, DC. 

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Mayors Continue to Lead the Charge

After spending time recently with mayors from across the nation, Executive Director Matthew Doherty reflects on their unwavering commitment to progress despite the tough issues facing their communities.

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Strengthening Local Responses to Opioid Misuse Among Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

Preview our new guide of key resources, programs, and evidence-based practices to support communities as they develop responses to the opioid crisis among people at risk of or... Continue Reading →

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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