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Changing the Terms: How Communities are Leveraging Health Care for PSH Capacity

SOLUTIONS BRIEF | DECEMBER 9, 2013 FILES: CHANGING THE TERMS: HOW COMMUNITIES ARE LEVERAGING HEALTH CARE FOR PSH CAPACITY (PDF | 895 KB | 14 PAGES) December 9, 2013 The text below is an excerpt. To download the entire document, please click on the link above. CHANGING THE TERMS: HOW COMMUNITIES ARE LEVERAGING HEALTH CARE FOR PERMANENT SUPPORTIVE HOUSING CAPACITY In 2013 on a given night, 610,000 people were experiencing homelessness in the United States. Around 92,000 are single adults viewed as chronically homeless, meaning they have a disability and history of long or frequent episodes of homelessness. Health care reform can be a significant component of strategies to end chronic homelessness. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) offers needed resources to states and communities struggling to help individuals, solve their homelessness, and strengthen housing stability. As recognized in Opening Doors, the Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness, delivering on t

NHSDC Conference Registration is Now Open!

Conference Registration is Now Open!  Our Spring Conference will be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota on  May 1-2, 2014 .  The Spring Conference Planning Team is putting together a great conference.   The conference opens at  8:00am on May 1, 2014  and ends at  5:00pm on May 2, 2014 . Breakfast and lunch are provided.   Please Register Here:  Online Registration .  Our recent conferences have sold out so please register early.  Our Preliminary Agenda will be released at the end of January.  Check the  website for more conference information as it becomes available. Hotel Reservations Now Available. A block of rooms have been reserved at a reduced rate of $149.00 (not including tax and fees). This room rate is guaranteed until  April 2, 2014  or until the room block is full. Millennium Hotel 1313 Nicollet Mall Minneapolis, MN, USA 55403-2697 Conference Rate: $149.00 (not including tax and fees) Consider reserving your hotel room today:  Online Reservation .