Criteria and Benchmarks for Achieving the Goal of Ending Youth Homelessness

January 13, 2017

Collaboratively with communities across America, USICH and our federal partners developed a national vision for what it means to end homelessness, ensuring it is rare, brief, and non-recurring. The Criteria and Benchmarks for Achieving the Goal of Ending Youth Homelessness ensure all communities are working towards that goal. 

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Ending Homelessness: Our Progress, Essential Strategies, and the Work Ahead

January 05, 2017

These fact sheets provide overviews on the progress we've made across the country on each population under the goals of Opening Doors, and offers essential strategies for the work ahead. 

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Setting the Course for the Work Ahead: Findings and Implications from Recent Reports and Data

January 03, 2017

Data is central to all the decisions we make as a Council to advance progress toward ending homelessness in our country. 

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Disaster Recovery Homelessness Toolkit

December 21, 2016

HUD's Disaster Recovery Homelessness Toolkit is designed help communities better address the needs of people experiencing homelessness, and other vulnerable populations, during a disaster. 

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Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Clarification on Allowable Housing-Related Expenditures

December 06, 2016

The HIV/AIDS Bureau Policy Clarification Notice 16-02: Eligible Individuals and Allowable Uses of Funds establishes guidelines for allowable housing-related expenditures under the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.

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Family Reconnect Toolkit by Eva’s Initiatives

December 01, 2016

The toolkit has been developed by the Canadian organization Eva's Initiatives for groups and communities interested in exploring family intervention methods in response to youth homelessness.

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Webinar: Preparing for the 2017 PIT Count: Promising Practices for Counting Youth

November 22, 2016

This webinar provides guidance for communities preparing for the 2017 Point-in-Time count. Federal partners have agreed to establish 2017 as the baseline year for measuring progress in ending youth homelessness in the context of the PIT count. 

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Case Studies: Building School/Housing Partnerships for Families Experiencing Homelessness

November 04, 2016

This series of profiles features communities that are using innovative, collaborative practices to increase housing stability and school attendance of children and youth experiencing homelessness.

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Webinar: Housing + Employment Works Series

October 06, 2016

This four-part webinar series, sponsored by the U.S. Departments of Labor and Housing and Urban Development, and USICH, offers guidance and information on connecting employment and housing services to more effectively provide employment support for job seekers at risk of or currently experiencing homelessness. 

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Engaging Landlords: National League of Cities Landlord Engagement Events

October 06, 2016

The National League of Cities published this brochure to share key lessons learned from their efforts to connect with landlords through recruitment and engagement events in four cities across the country. The brochure details the planning and learning that took place while engaging with landlords to help end Veteran homelessness.

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