Extending our Successes with Diversion to Help Families Quickly Exit Homelessness

A pilot program in Washington State explores ways that diversion techniques can  be applied to help families exit homelessness quickly, safely and simply.

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Strengthening Partnerships Between Education and Homelessness Services

With its comprehensive reach across urban, suburban, and rural communities alike, the education system can play a pivotal role in preventing experiences of homelessness, providing critical school-based supports to... Continue Reading →

Council Convenes and Appoints ED’s Jason Botel as Vice-Chair

On April 26, the 19 federal member agencies of the Council came together to review the Council’s progress in FY 2017, and discuss the federal strategic plan to prevent and... Continue Reading →

Ending Family Homelessness: The Road Forward

Jasmine met with partners at NAEH’s Conference and left reflecting on the role of federal agencies in supporting an end to homelessness for families in every... Continue Reading →

Serving Survivors, Ending Family Homelessness: Reflections on How Far We’ve Come and the Road Ahead

Marylouise Kelley shares her reflections on the transformation underway to strengthen partnerships between domestic violence and homelessness service providers, the work we still have to do, and her hopes... 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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