End Homelessness

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

September 15, 2008 Submission deadline! HUD defines program an provides scoring criteria Requires a single homeless family assessment tool that is used across the entire CoC! The following information is directly from the 2008 SuperNOFA for the Continuum of Care that Housing and Urban Development will publish on July 10, 2008. To view specific criteria […]

In the last week we have heard a three reports on NPR about homelessness that forced us to stop and listen. The first is from This American Life about two men from New Jersey who become homeless. The second was from Day to Day. They had two reports about preparations for the Democratic and Republican […]

USA Today reports that homelessness has been on the rise ever since the wave of foreclosures began in 2007. According to a study released in April by the National Coalition for the Homeless, 76 percent of homeowners and renters displaced by foreclosures are moving in with relatives and friends, 54 percent are moving to emergency […]

We read this report on CNN on July 2, 2008, with shock although the Monarch Housing Blog! has reported on this issue previously. To read the full article click here. To read our prior posts on this subject click here. The key points made in the article are: More veterans are facing a new enemy […]

We found this news story from WLBT in Philadelphia of interest. Temple University students worked with SafeHome Philadelphia this semester to find affordable housing within the community for Philadelphia’s homeless families. The project stemmed from SafeHome’s Executive Director Phyllis Ryan Jackson’s belief that if affordable housing did not exist in Philadelphia, the numbers of homeless […]