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- Three Steps to Ensure Robust Funding for HUD’s Homelessness Programs in FY22COVID-19 has upended the typical funding process Congress undertakes annually. Though historic emergency investments in homelessness have provided relief, the annual appropriations process is still an integral component of federal funding for homelessness and housing programs. With that process starting […] The post Three Steps to Ensure Robust Funding for HUD’s Homelessness Programs in FY22 […]
- Key Takeaways from Ending Homelessness: A Virtual ConferenceThis year, the Alliance’s conference looked and felt different: for the first time, it was virtual. Most everyone attended from their offices or homes, and the number of workshops was smaller than previous conferences. However, Alliance staff, participants, and attendees left this conference […] The post Key Takeaways from Ending Homelessness: A Virtual Conference appeared first on National […]
- New Report Shows Rise in Homelessness in Advance of COVID-19 CrisisThe U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) 2020 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress (Part 1) shows that 580,466 people were counted as homeless during the 2020 Point-in-Time count, representing a 2.2% increase over 2019. This marks the fourth consecutive annual increase in homelessness, following sustained […] The post New Report Shows Rise in Homelessness in Advance of COVID-19 Crisis appeared […]
- Help Is On The Way! The American Rescue Plan Act Becomes LawLast week, as the Alliance was wrapping up its virtual conference on ending homelessness, the federal government responded to the health and economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic with a massive, $1.9 trillion relief bill. The new law, the American […] The post Help Is On The Way! The American Rescue Plan Act Becomes Law […]
- Co-Sheltering with Companion Animals is Essential During COVID-19 and BeyondThis post was written by Dana Teel, Co-Sheltering Collaborative Administrator at My Dog Is My Home. The health and economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in incredible stress on both human and animal safety net programs, subsequently prompting innovation, […] The post Co-Sheltering with Companion Animals is Essential During COVID-19 and Beyond appeared first […]
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- Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Could Be A 'Game Changer' For Homeless PeopleAdvocates in California are urging the state to prioritize the single-dose vaccine for unhoused people, who can be harder to reach.
- California Deprioritizing Vaccine For Incarcerated, Homeless Sparks OutrageAs the state moves to an age-based rollout for the COVID-19 vaccine, advocates worry that people who are unhoused or incarcerated will be left behind.
- Sacramento Officials Under Fire After Homeless People Died During StormsAfter the California city didn’t open a warming shelter amid a major wind and rain storm, two unhoused people were found dead.
- America’s Eviction Crisis Is A Public Health Disaster Waiting To HappenPushing millions of people out of their homes could prolong the coronavirus pandemic and trigger a wave of long-term impacts.
- Revealed: How Covid Has Made The UK's Bitter Housing Crisis Even WorseThere have been steep rises in people living in temporary accommodation since Covid hit.
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- Lessons for America From a Weird PortlandSoaring rhetoric about justice is fine. But what matters more is keeping people safe and picking up the garbage.
- How the Homeless Are Struggling to Get Their Stimulus ChecksMany people living in homeless shelters and on the street have not received the federal stimulus checks they’re entitled to, stymied by misinformation and bureaucracy.
- He Was Charged in an Anti-Asian Attack. It Was His 33rd Arrest.Many people arrested in assaults on Asian residents in New York have had a history of mental health episodes, arrests and homelessness, complicating the city’s search for an effective response.
- Helping Homeless People in N.Y.C. Get Stimulus PaymentsMany homeless people in the city did not receive their stimulus checks, but it's not too late.
- Covid-19 Conundrum in Rome: More Homeless on Streets as Shelters ShrinkDistancing measures have forced shelters to limit capacity, leaving many homeless people vulnerable to harsh weather and other hardships.