March 2014 Archive

25/03/2014 - Trading Hospital Doors for Front Doors: Hospital “Super Use” by People Experiencing Homelessness

Kelly Doran and Roberta Capp propose that to provide better health care at lower costs, we must recognize homelessness as a health issue and supportive housing as a health intervention. 

19/03/2014 - 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.

07/03/2014 - 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, and shares some lessons she has learned along her journey.

06/03/2014 - 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 ending homelessness and how the President's Budget allows the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness to achieve the goals of Opening Doors.