Council Discusses Strategies to Increase Momentum on Ending Chronic Homelessness, Drive Action on Youth Homelessness

On April 12, the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness convened for the first Council meeting of 2016.

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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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New Demonstration for Youth Provides Up to Five Years of Housing and Self-Sufficiency Resources

HUD and HHS recently announced a new opportunity for child welfare directors and local public housing agencies to work together to provide young people with housing and service... Continue Reading →

From Homelessness to Self-Sufficiency: Long-Term Housing Gives Young Person “Room to Breathe”

Cortney Jones shares her experiences as a foster care alumni who found her way out of homelessness through a Family Self-Sufficiency - Housing Authority partnership program.

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Police Foot Patrol in Portland Engages Youth on the Street, Reduces Crime

The officers of the Portland Police Bureau’s Foot Patrol came together with a common desire to try something new; they decided to throw out... Continue Reading →

Portland Youth Services, Police Partner to Build Trust with Youth

Portland's Homeless Youth Continuum partners with the Portland Police Bureau to break down barriers and build trust between police and youth experiencing 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 →

A Movement is Building to End Youth Homelessness: A Recap of the True Colors Summit

Last month, the True Colors Fund Forty to None Summit convened in Houston, Texas. Policy Director Jasmine Hayes shares the highlights and discusses our vision for... Continue Reading →

Portland, Maine, and Portland, Oregon, Making Strides to End Youth Homelessness

During the July 2015 Council meeting, we had an opportunity to hear from Jon Bradley from Preble Street in Portland, Maine, and Mary Li from Multnomah County Department of County... Continue Reading →