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 →

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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You’ve Been Talking, We’ve Been Listening: What We’ve Learned So Far About Strengthening the Federal Strategic Plan

Thank you for your input so far on revising and strengthening the federal strategic plan! Keep your comments coming.

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Pathways to Housing PA: Using Landlord Engagement and Flexible Services to Assist Individuals at the Intersection of the Opioid Crisis & Homelessness

We spoke with Pathways to Housing PA to better understand their Housing First approach to providing housing and services to people experiencing homelessness who are struggling with opioid addiction.<... Continue Reading →

Calling for Your Voices: Strengthening the Federal Strategic Plan through Confronting and Addressing Inequity

We want to learn about the work you are doing in your communities to address racial inequities and other issues, and what federal agencies can do to support... Continue Reading →

Highlights from the NOFA: Opportunities to Expand Housing Supports and Improve System Performance

As communities prepare applications for HUD’s FY 2017 CoC NOFA, we highlight important opportunities to expand the array of housing supports available in your community and to... Continue Reading →