Council Focuses on Employment and Homelessness at Fall Meeting

Our fall Council meeting focused on employment. 

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New Vouchers Propel Us Forward

HUD's recent awards of new mainstream vouchers expands the resources communities can tap into for single adults experiencing homelessness. Read more from Policy Director Lindsay Knotts about... Continue Reading →

Building Momentum for Safe and Accessible Housing for All Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence

In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, learn how the Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium works to address the needs of survivors experiencing... Continue Reading →

How System Modeling Can Help Build a Stronger Response to Homelessness

Local homelessness services systems comprise a series of interconnected interventions. System modeling can help a community “right-size” each component to address peoples’ actual needs and... Continue Reading →

Coalition Brings Together Partners to Reduce Homelessness Among American Indians/Alaska Natives

American Indians/Alaska Natives are disproportionately affected by homelessness, yet they are least likely to be referred to or accepted into housing programs. Colleen Ecohawk, Director of the Chief... Continue Reading →

New Report Offers Ways to Build Better Connections Between Workforce and Homelessness Services

A new report explains how stronger linkages between workforce and homelessness services means a better overall response system.  

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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 →

Tips to Begin Tackling Homelessness Prevention

Former USICH Executive Director Barbara Poppe recently completed this study with Your Way Home in Montgomery County, PA, to help develop a community-wide homelessness and eviction prevention strategy. ... Continue Reading →

Housing First Must Underpin Our Work Systemwide

After attending a Housing First Partner's Conference, our policy director Lindsay Knotts walked away with a few key messages to share with partners in the work to... Continue Reading →

Reducing Homelessness in Real Time: A Measure That Matters

As communities work to build systems, improve processes, and add resources to reduce homelessness, they need data to be as real-time as possible.

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