Communicating Effectively About Ending Homelessness

How we talk about ending homelessness in our communities matters. But while we have been developing significant evidence around what works programmatically and systemically, we still have much to... Continue Reading →

Successfully Connecting People Affected by Opioid Use to Housing: Central City Concern in Portland, Oregon

USICH will be exploring, through an occasional series of interviews and articles, how different agencies and organizations support successful housing outcomes and recovery for people who have experienced the... Continue Reading →

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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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 →

Homeward Bound: Jennifer Ho Reflects on Her Service

HUD's Jennifer Ho, senior advisor to the Secretary, and former deputy director of USICH, reflects on her work and the progress she's witness in ending homelessness over... 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 →

Six Tools to Help You Continue to Drive Progress in Ending Homelessness

The National Initiatives team works directly with communities every day to implement the systems changes necessary to drive progress on ending homelessness. Here are some of the tools that... Continue Reading →

Eight States Lead the Way – Breaking the Path for Health and Housing System Integration

Eight states lead the way in building partnerships between state Medicaid and Housing agencies, driving efforts to expand the availability of supportive housing.

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