End Homelessness

Posts on ending homelessness for families, youth, veterans and the chronically homeless.

America’s Growing Tide of Violence 2009 is deadliest year on record Hate Crimes Against the Homeless: America’s Growing Tide of Violence, was released on August 19, 2010, by the National Coalition for the Homeless. This is a shocking report on the growth of biased motivated crimes of hate against America’s homeless. The National Coalition for […]

HEARTH/HMIS FORUM

SAVE THE DATE! November 16, 2010 at Trenton Marriott Downtown NJ HMIS Collaborative: HEARTH/HMIS FORUM Space is limited to 5 people per Continuum with at least one (1) of them being an HPRP Grantee.

Highlights Lessons Learned HUD posted seven case studies profiling communities implementing HPRP (Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program) on the Homelessness Resource Exchange (HRE) website. Communities selected for study included: Charlotte/Mecklenburg County, NC; Dayton/Montgomery County, OH; Sacramento, Yolo, and Santa Clara Counties, CA; Worcester County, MA; and the State of Rhode Island. Although each case […]

USIC focuses on ending homelessness! The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) has begun to implement the nation’s first-ever comprehensive federal strategic plan to prevent and end homelessness. Opening Doors: The Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness, which was released on June 22, 2010, serves as a roadmap for joint action by […]

On the Streets

The Federal Response to Gay and Transgender Homeless Youth There are approximately 1.6 million to 2.8 million homeless young people in the United States, and estimates suggest that disproportionate numbers of those youth are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. The Center for American Progress has issued a report – On the Streets: The Federal Response […]