It Starts with Housing: Highlights of Public Housing Agencies Building Successful Reentry Programs

June 30, 2016

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development released It Starts with Housing to highlight promising models of public housing agencies implementing successful reentry programs. This document highlights several communities from around the nation and details who they serve, how they reach participants, and how they determine success. 

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Rapid Re-Housing Performance Evaluation and Improvement Toolkit

June 23, 2016

The National Alliance to End Homelessness developed the Rapid Re-Housing Performance Evaluation and Improvement toolkit to help you evaluate and improve the effectiveness of rapid re-housing practice, both in individual programs and across a system. The toolkit provides information based on using the performance benchmarks detailed in the Rapid Re-Housing Performance Benchmarks and Program Standards

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Youth Homelessness Community Planning Toolkit

June 13, 2016

This toolkit was developed by the Canadian coalition, A Way Home, and distributed by the Homeless Hub, to support communities as they create plans to prevent and end homelessness among youth. 

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Transitional Housing Conversion: A Building Owner’s Toolkit

June 08, 2016

The National Alliance to End Homelessness released the Transitional Housing Conversion toolkit for building owners looking to repurpose or reallocate their transitional housing projects to create new rapid re-housing subsidies and permanent housing units.  

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Criteria and Benchmark for Achieving the Goal of Ending Chronic Homelessness

June 08, 2016

These criteria and benchmark define the federal government's vision for ending chronic homelessness for individuals within communities. 

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Webinar: Key Strategies for Connecting People Experiencing Homelessness to SSI/SSDI

May 23, 2016

In this webinar, presenters detail key strategies for connecting people experiencing homelessness to SSI and SSDI benefits. 

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Webinar: Engaging and Supporting Landlords Through Risk Mitigation Funds

May 06, 2016

Community Solutions and Rapid Results Institute hosted this discussion as a follow on to our recently released case studies on four communities that established risk mitigation funds to supplement landlord recruitment efforts.

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Ending Homelessness Among Families with Children in 2020

May 04, 2016

The President's FY 2017 budget proposal includes the funding to help communities secure the resources needed to achieve and sustain an end to family homelessness. This fact sheet details this funding and an overview of the strategies and housing interventions proven most effective in helping connect families to stable housing.

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Using Shelter Strategically to End Homelessness

April 25, 2016

Is shelter being used effectively both to provide immediate safety and to create quick paths to permanent housing? This is a question we hear often in our discussions with communities and partners. If used well, shelters can be a great tool to end homelessness in your community. 

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Engaging Landlords: Risk Mitigation Funds Community Profiles

April 15, 2016

Risk mitigation funds can be an effective piece of your overall landlord engagement strategy. These two documents provide details on how four communities set-up and implement their risk mitigation funds.

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