Good News for Youth Homelessness

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Congratulations to Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program Funding Recipients

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $75 million in funding to 23 communities nationwide to work on ending youth homelessness through the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP). YHDP supports a variety of initiatives to end youth homelessness, such as rapid re-housing, host homes, permanent supportive housing, and more.

The increase in funding - up from $43 million last year - is monumental. Congratulations to the following communities:

Anchorage, AK
Tucson, AZ
Bridgeport, CT
Washington, D.C.
West Palm Beach, FL
Honolulu, HI
Des Moines, IA
Hillside, IL
Indianapolis, IN
Springfield, MA
Greenfield, MA
Largo, MD
Baltimore, MD
Augusta, ME
Gulfport, MS
Bozeman, MT
Buffalo, NY
Columbus, OH
Oregon City, OR
Pittsburgh, PA
San Antonio, TX
Waco, TX
Laramie, WY

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Homelessness in the News 

Public Camping Bans Won't Solve Homelessness. But Could They Get Us Talking About Real Solutions?
Texas Observer

Column: He died Sunday on a West L.A. sidewalk. He was homeless. He is part of an epidemic
Los Angeles Times

Labor Day: Working full time for $17 an hour and homeless in Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs Gazette

The Alliance is Hiring

Are you or someone you know seeking to be a part of the Alliance's mission to end homelessness? The Alliance is hiring for several positions in Washington, D.C. and San Francisco, CA. Learn more about the positions and how to apply.

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