SAMHSA Funding Opportunity Expands Access to Treatment for People Experiencing Homelessness

A recently announced funding opportunity from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is designed to expand access to behavioral health care and substance use... Continue Reading →

Boston’s Housing Surges: Helping Older Adults Experiencing Chronic Homelessness Find a Permanent Place To Call Home

More than half of the individuals experiencing chronic homelessness in Boston are 50 or older. To address their unique health and medical needs, the City of Boston hosted three... Continue Reading →

Responding to Racial Inequities Within our Systems of Care

As the facilitators of our community homelessness response systems, we must intentionally and actively respond to the history of racism within our systems of care in order to make... Continue Reading →

Harnessing the Power of Collective Impact to End Homelessness

Santa Clara County has found success in using a collective impact model.

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You Should Give These USICH Resources from 2017 Another Look

You should give these USICH resources from 2017 another look.

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Who Accessed Shelter or Transitional Housing in 2016? HUD’s AHAR Part 2 Report Tells Us

HUD’s Part 2 of its 2016 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress tells us critical information about the scale and characteristics of homelessness in our country.<... Continue Reading →

2017 Point-in-Time Estimates Show Significant Geographical Variations in Our Progress Toward Ending Homelessness

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development released its report summarizing the data from communities' 2017 Point-in-Time (PIT) counts, reporting a mix of results.

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You’ve Been Talking, We’ve Been Listening: What We’ve Learned So Far About Strengthening the Federal Strategic Plan

Thank you for your input so far on revising and strengthening the federal strategic plan! Keep your comments coming.

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Pathways to Housing PA: Using Landlord Engagement and Flexible Services to Assist Individuals at the Intersection of the Opioid Crisis and Homelessnes

We spoke with Pathways to Housing PA to better understand their Housing First approach to providing housing and services to people experiencing homelessness who are struggling with opioid addiction.<... Continue Reading →

Putting ‘Housing is Health Care’ into Action to Help End Chronic Homelessness

To improve outcomes for their patients, the health care system in a growing number of communities is coming to the table to help address housing needs. A new report... Continue Reading →