Integrating Rapid Re-Housing and Employment (Heartland Alliance)

March 01, 2017

This report from Heartland Alliance offers program-level recommendations for enhancing the design and delivery of rapid re-housing with employment supports and puts forward policy ideas for helping to ensure that the rapid re-housing model can provide pathways to employment and economic opportunity for all families experiencing or at-risk of homelessness.

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Engaging Legal Services in Community Efforts to Prevent and End Homelessness

February 15, 2017

This brief describes ways that engaging and partnering with legal services providers can contribute to communities' efforts to prevent and end homelessness.

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Opioid Use Disorders and Homelessness (VA)

February 02, 2017

These proceedings from the VA's National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans explore the issue of opioid use and misuse among Veterans and put forth a set of policy recommendations designed to complement ongoing Veterans Health Administration efforts in mental health and primary care.

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Criteria and Benchmarks for Achieving the Goal of Ending Veteran Homelessness

February 02, 2017

These criteria and benchmarks, updated in February 2017, will help you build lasting solutions to Veteran homelessness in your community.

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Enhancing Coordinated Entry through Partnerships with Mainstream Resources and Programs

February 02, 2017

Coordinated entry is key to the effective and cost effective use of federal, state, and local resources. We developed this companion guide for communities to reference while implementing the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Notice requirements around coordinated entry that Continuums of Care must be able to meet by January 23, 2018. 

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Strategies to Address the Intersection of the Opioid Crisis and Homelessness

February 01, 2017

This document identifies strategies that communities, providers, and policymakers can use to address the intersection of homelessness and the opioid crisis and highlights resources developed by federal and national partners to support such efforts.

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HUD’s Notice on Requirements for Coordinated Entry

January 23, 2017

Coordinated entry is key to the effective and cost effective use of federal, state, and local resources. HUD's Notice, released in January 2017, outlines the requirements around coordinated entry that Continuums of Care must be able to meet by January 23, 2018. 
 

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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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