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- People Experiencing Homelessness Have a Right to Vote: The Time to Register Is NowCommunities across the country are ramping up their efforts to ensure that people are registered to vote for the upcoming election. It is critical to ensure that people experiencing homelessness are registered to vote, and are able to exercise this […] The post People Experiencing Homelessness Have a Right to Vote: The Time to Register […]
- Ending Homelessness One Step at a TimeGordon Wayne wants to see homelessness ended during his lifetime, and is doing what it takes to make that dream a reality. Gordon is a 19-year-old sophomore now entering his second week at Boston College. Just a year ago, though, Gordon found himself living in […] The post Ending Homelessness One Step at a Time appeared first on National Alliance […]
- New Webinar Series: Researchers Chart Out Election Year Plans to End HomelessnessAmericans will soon head to the polls. While much of the nation’s attention focuses on the presidential contest, voters will also be choosing members of Congress and state and local representatives. Many of these elected officials have a role to play in ending homelessness. Advocates and concerned […] The post New Webinar Series: Researchers Chart Out Election Year Plans to End Homelessness […]
- Not Going Back: Ending Homelessness in the Age of COVID-19The challenges people dealing with homelessness are facing right now are immense. We are achieving some things – like continuing to house people during a global pandemic, and innovating new ways to do so – but we need to build […] The post Not Going Back: Ending Homelessness in the Age of COVID-19 appeared first […]
- Lived Experience Shows Equal Access Protections Must Stay This summer, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced its intention to amend the 2016 update to the Equal Access Rule. This policy protects transgender and gender non-conforming individuals experiencing homelessness by mandating that shelter providers accommodate a […] The post Lived Experience Shows Equal Access Protections Must Stay appeared first on National […]
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- Court Frees Up $490 Million To Aid San Francisco In Homelessness CrisisCalifornia's Prop C passed in 2018 but has been tied up in legal challenges for more than a year.
- Should I Call The Police About A Person Experiencing Homelessness?Calling 911 can often do more harm than good for the homeless community.
- Homeless Californians Doubly At Risk As Wildfires And Pandemic Collide"Our homeless residents are breathing ash right now," one advocate said of the unhealthy air affecting unhoused people already at heightened risk for COVID-19.
- My Daughter And I Just Became 'Unhoused' During The COVID-19 Crisis"Our belongings are packed in a garage and I no longer have employment. The question of where my daughter and I will lay our heads on any given week is a bit of an unknown."
- How COVID-19 Exposes America’s Housing Crisis“Many are calling this the equivalent of 2008’s foreclosure crisis, but at an exponential level.” This is how the coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated America’s ongoing housing crisis.
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- As N.Y.C. Reopens Schools, Homeless Families Face New ChallengesAs a new experiment in remote learning begins, students who live in shelters or doubled up with family may not have the resources they need.
- These Families Feel Forgotten as N.Y.C. Pushes to Open SchoolsMonths of remote learning have taken a harsh toll on New York City’s roughly 114,000 homeless students and their families.
- The Sunday Read: ‘The Children in the Shadows’More than 100,000 of New York City’s public school students lack permanent housing. They are caught in bureaucratic limbo that often seems like a trap.
- The Ugly Side of New York’s Outdoor Dining RenaissanceWhen sidewalk cafes collide with the city’s inadequate response to homelessness.
- After Backlash, Homeless Men Will Move Out of the Upper West SideSome residents complained that the new neighbors were diminishing the quality of life in the area. Others felt that characterization was unfair.