We Can Break the Cycle of Homelessness and Criminal Justice System Involvement

For too many people, the experience of homelessness involves police encounters, lockups, courts, or jail and prison cells as much as it does shelter beds. Some people are caught... Continue Reading →

Proving the Case that We Can and Must End Homelessness

Veterans Day is a time to reflect on the sacrifices our service members have made for us, and what we owe them for that sacrifice. I think I speak... Continue Reading →

Federal Agencies Set a Path to End Homelessness among American Indians and Alaska Natives

Earlier this month, the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness and seven other Federal agencies signed an historic memorandum of understanding to implement strategies that set a path to... Continue Reading →

Council Confronts Racial Disparities in Homelessness, Reducing Criminal Justice System Involvement

On October 21, our Chair, Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, convened the quarterly meeting of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness. At the meeting, Council members confronted important... Continue Reading →

Leading By Example on Human Rights of People Experiencing Homelessness

The steps we are taking to address homelessness in ways that promote, protect, and respect human rights matter, not just in the U.S., but around the globe. Read... Continue Reading →

Show Me Collaboration! How Missouri Works Together to End Homelessness

The Missouri Governor’s Committee to End Homelessness (GCEH) serves as the state’s Interagency Council on Homelessness. The committee firmly believes in the power of... Continue Reading →

Good News from Philadelphia: Coordinated Services Produce Results

Army Veteran Thomas Green struggled with multiple episodes of homelessness spanning the past 20 years. Thanks to the coordination of multiple VA programs, Mr. Green now has stable... Continue Reading →

Discussions Spotlight Issues of Youth and Native American Homelessness at our July Council Meeting

Our July Council meeting spotlighted issues of youth and Native American homelessness.

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Removing Roadblocks to Employment: A New Opportunity through WIOA

Today we are at a critical juncture. We have a Federal Administration fully engaged in creating and supporting the public-private partnerships necessary to end homelessness in this country. ... Continue Reading →

A Closer Look: Opening Doors, As Amended in 2015 - Spotlight on Use of Data

To accompany the release of Opening Doors, as amended in 2015, we’re taking a closer look at each of the four key updates to the document.

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