Conducting Homeless Counts on Native American Lands: A Toolkit

February 01, 2013

This toolkit from the Housing Assistance Council highlights tools and methods that can be used to conduct a homeless count on American Indian and Alaska Native lands.

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2012 Report to Congress on Homeless Veterans

December 18, 2012

For Fiscal Year 2012, the Senate Committee on Appropriations asked us for an assessment of the progress of the Department of Housing and Urban Development and Department of Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Program and of efforts to address homelessness experienced by Veterans in rural communities and on Native American reservations.

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Youth Count! Developing Strategies for Counting Unaccompanied Youth

October 16, 2012

USICH, HUD, HHS, and ED, launched Youth Count! to develop promising strategies for counting unaccompanied homeless youth, up to 24-years-old, through innovative implementations of HUD’s 2013 Point-in-Time (PIT) count. 

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National Research Agenda

October 01, 2012

In October 2012, USICH released the nation's first National Research Agenda: Priorities for Advancing Our Understanding of Homelessness. This document outlines priority areas where we believe federal, local, and private investments should be made in additional research.

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Report on Homelessness Among American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians

September 27, 2012

This report summarizes findings from a 2012 expert panel on homelessness among American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians.

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Searching out Solutions: Constructive Alternatives to the Criminalization of Homelessness

June 01, 2012

Searching out Solutions offers communities alternatives to criminalizing homelessness.

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The Business Case for Medicaid-financed Services in Supportive Housing

June 01, 2012

This brief from the Corporation for Supportive Housing outlines the rationale for states to consider designing Medicaid-financed, supportive housing-based care management services to improve care for at-risk beneficiaries while lowering costs associated with avoidable hospitalizations and other crisis services.

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Webinar: Trauma-Informed Care for Women Experiencing Homelessness and their Children

May 09, 2012

This webinar covers ways homeless services programs can use a trauma-informed care model to serve mothers and their children better and help break through the cycle of trauma and homelessness.

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Webinar: How Banks Can Finance Permanent Supportive Housing

April 27, 2012

This webinar provides an overview of bank financing of permanent supportive housing for people experiencing homelessness. 

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Webinar: Retooling the Homeless Crisis Response System

March 08, 2012

This webinar explains what it really means to transform homeless services to crisis response systems that prevent homelessness and rapidly return people who experience homelessness to stable housing.

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