Homelessness and the State of Emergency

Do Decisions Have National Implications?

Homelessness and the State of EmergencyIn 2015, several communities were overwhelmed by large increases in their un-sheltered homeless populations and in reaction, opted to suspended normal procedures and declare Homelessness State of Emergencies.

Do these local decisions have national implications? What should communities consider before declaring a homelessness emergency?

The National Alliance to End Homelessness (the Alliance) and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council have put together a series of papers that answer these questions and more.

Access the full series:

Wednesday, March 9 at 1:00 p.m. the Alliance, the National Health Care for the Homeless Council, and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness will host a webinar, Homelessness as a State of Emergency, on homelessness as a state of emergency.

Join the discussion and hear local decision makers and service providers describe how they implemented State of Emergency declarations and the impact on local policies and service delivery.

Register for the Webinar

NAEH Report

Homelessness: A State of Emergency