Homelessness Update

Alliance Online News
Facebook Twitter YouTube

spotlight on...
HUD secretary pens exit memo, includes steps for next administration
Secretary Juli├ín Castro is using his final days as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to highlight progress. In Housing as a Platform for Opportunity: A Memo to the American People, Castro details the success achieved through the Opening Doors and Mayors' Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness campaigns. He also uses the memo to frame the remaining opportunities for the new administration.
Read the Full Memo »
Grants available for projects serving rural veterans
The Housing Assistance Council, with support from The Home Depot Foundation, is looking to fund housing projects which target rural veterans. This grant is open to non-profits, tribally designated housing entities and housing authorities.
Learn More»
Last Chance before rate hike
If you've been meaning to register for the upcoming National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness, now is the time!  The regular rate of $525 will expire on Wed., Jan. 18 at 3 p.m. 
Register Today»
alliance events
Making Rapid Re-Housing Part of Your System
Webinar: Feb. 8 at 1 p.m. ET
Learn the critical elements of an effective homeless system, including the role of rapid re-housing and how to scale the intervention.
alliance events
Rapidly Re-Housing Households with Zero Income
Webinar: Feb. 14, 1 p.m. ET
Re-housing individuals and families without an earned income is possible. Experts will share how programs Dayton, OH and Washington, DC have found success and how you can apply lessons-learned in your community.
from the blog
Ending Homelessness Today
the official blog of the national alliance to end homelessness
Where to Find New Funding for Rapid Re-Housing
by Steve Berg
Many communities are experiencing the benefits of rapid re-housing. Yet there are still more people who are homeless and need the services. If you need more housing, you need more financial resources – where can you find new resources?
comments » | Like Where to Find New Funding for Rapid Re-Housing on Facebook Google Plus One Button share on Twitter
Combating Homelessness By Engaging Mainstream Systems
by Guest blogger, Phil Ansell, Los Angeles County Homless Initiative
Mainstream government systems are fundamental to combating homelessness; yet, homeless service providers often struggle to effectively engage mainstream health, social services, and criminal justice systems.
comments » | Like Combating Homelessness By Engaging Mainstream Systems on Facebook Google Plus One Button share on Twitter
Making Rapid Re-Housing Partnerships: Lots of Work To Do!
by Sharon McDonald
In September, people from across the country participated in our Rapid Re-Housing Summit to explore successes and assess the next steps to advance the model further. One of the key topics participants explored was developing partnerships. The big takeaway? We have a lot of work to do!
comments » | Like Making Rapid Re-Housing Partnerships: Lots of Work To Do! on Facebook Google Plus One Button share on Twitter

About Us

The National Alliance to End Homelessness is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to solving the problem of homelessness and preventing its continued growth.

Join Us

The Alliance is online: on Facebook, on Twitter, on our blog, and on our website! Join the Alliance's online community, and stay up-to-date with homelessness and housing information.


Need Technical Assistance?

Visit the Center for Capacity Building to learn more about the ways the Center can help your community end homelessness.