News from the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness

50 Communities Have Effectively Ended Veteran Homelessness          

Fifty communities in 26 different states have effectively ended Veteran homelessness, proving that our success isn't state-specific or region-specific - it's American.

Congratulations to Lehigh Valley, PA, and Will County, IL, for helping the country achieve this milestone!
Read our newly updated 10 Strategies to End Veteran Homelessness to learn more about what your community can be doing to join this growing list!

San Antonio Ended Veteran Homelessness Last Year. Here's How.  
San Antonio is the seventh largest city in the US by population and is home to more than 100,000 Veterans.

Through strong partnerships and determination, San Antonio ended Veteran homelessness in May 2016. 

Going to the National Conference on Ending Homelessness? Help Us Revise and Strengthen the Federal Strategic Plan!    
It's time to revise and strengthen the current Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness, and we need your expertise!

As part of a robust stakeholder input process, we will be hosting a pre-conference session from 9 am to noon on Monday.  

Registration is not required, but we'd love to know if you plan to attend!

Washington State Gaining Momentum in Preventing and Ending Youth Homelessness

A Way Home Washington is working to permanently lift young people out of homelessness statewide and ensure that they will no longer have to travel long distances to get help.

HHS Releases Updated Profiles on Early Childhood Homelessness By State 

To get the full picture of homelessness in your community, it is important to consider a variety of data.
These updated state profiles provide a snapshot of early childhood homelessness using 2014-2015 data  from the U.S. Census Bureau, the U.S. Departments of Education, Housing and Urban Development, and Health and Human Services, and the Annie E. Casey Foundation.  

Read the report.  
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