VA Promotes Vision for Grant and Per Diem Program

In an open letter to GPD grantees, VA Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson encouraged program providers to take steps to further align housing interventions with Housing First approaches.... 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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How Southern Nevada Achieved an End to Veteran Homelessness

A breakdown of the key strategies used in Southern Nevada, a bustling community with an overall population of 603,000 people, to effectively end Veteran homelessness.

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When Homelessness Becomes Rare, Brief, & Non-Recurring: Clarifying the Federal Criteria & Benchmarks

Five clarifications on the criteria and benchmarks to end Veteran homelessness.

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Sustaining our Data-Driven Focus: Findings and Implications of Recent Data Releases

Data can help drive progress - if we use it well and wisely. That's true for communities and it is true for the multiple interagency working groups USICH... 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 →

First Lady Michelle Obama Releases Video Encouraging Landlords to Help End Veteran Homelessness

First Lady Michelle Obama released a video to landlords today encouraging them to help communities across the country end Veteran homelessness.

“You all have the power... Continue Reading →

Engaging Landlords to End Veteran Homelessness: Seattle/King County Shares What They’ve Learned

Seattle is one of the fastest growing cities in the country, with a rental market vacancy rate of just two percent in several cities throughout King County. Like many... 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 →

USICH Releases 2015 Amendment to Opening Doors

The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH), along with its 19 member agencies, announced today the release of an amendment to Opening Doors: Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and... Continue Reading →