Bringing a Relentless Focus to Strengthening Our Systems

USICH Executive Director Matthew Doherty encourages communities to never lose the relentless focus on addressing the most challenging issues of the mission of ending homelessness. 

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Core Components of Centralized Landlord Engagement Programs and Community Landlord Engagement Initiatives

Creating partnerships with private market landlords is critical in your local efforts to end homelessness in your community. Regional Coordinator Katy Miller walks us through the core components of... Continue Reading →

USICH Announces New Deputy Director

We are thrilled to announce that Jasmine Hayes has been promoted to Deputy Director of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness.

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Using Incentives to Engage Landlords: Risk Mitigation Funds

Seattle-based Regional Coordinator Katy Miller highlights risk mitigation funds, a game-changer in landlord engagement and recruitment strategies.

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USICH Staff Updates

At USICH, our team of expert staff is our biggest asset. Keep up to date on these changes:

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Using Shelter Strategically to End Homelessness

If used well, shelter can be a great tool to end homelessness. Regional Coordinator Katy Miller introduces four things to consider as you assess the effectiveness of shelter... Continue Reading →

It’s Time We Talked the Walk on Housing First

Three pieces of advice from Deputy Director Richard Cho on how we can "talk the walk" on Housing First.

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Strengthening our Systems, Improving our Practices, Sharpening our Thinking

USICH Executive Director Matthew Doherty reflects on how our conversations must drive actions needed to seize the historic opportunities we have in front of us, this year and... Continue Reading →

Driving Progress in the Year Ahead: Our Top Priorities for 2016

We know what it will take to end homelessness in our country. We've outlined our top priorities for 2016 to get us closer than ever before.

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Your Participation in the Point-in-Time Count is Crucial to Ending the Crisis of Homelessness

As point-in-time counts take place across the country over the next week, Executive Director Matthew Doherty reflects on the importance of counting people experiencing homelessness and the amazing... Continue Reading →