The Path to Ending Veteran Homelessness

The Official Site of the National Alliance to End Homelessness Reposted from the National Alliance to End Homelessness November 2018 On Monday, the nation will take a collective moment to honor those who have served in the armed forces. But just like any other day, more than 38,000 veterans will spend the night sleeping on the streets or in shelter. While one homeless veteran is one too many, we have made significant progress in helping…

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What Can We Learn From New York City’s Work to End Unsheltered Homelessness?

ENDING HOMELESSNESS TODAY The Official Blog of the National Alliance to End Homelessness Reposted from the National Alliance to End Homelessness The Official Blog of the National Alliance to End Homelessness Written by Sharon McDonald August 7, 2018 This post is part of Unsheltered, an Alliance blog series to exploring the crisis of unsheltered homelessness in the United States. You can catch up on the whole series here. In 2017, New York City unveiled an aggressive…

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To Address Unsheltered Homelessness, Shelter and Housing Must Be Connected

Reposted from the National Alliance to End Homelessness The Official Blog of the National Alliance to End Homelessness Written by Steve Berg July 9, 2018 This post is part of Unsheltered, an Alliance blog series to explore the crisis of unsheltered homelessness in the United States. You can catch up on the whole series here. Quickly getting people into housing is one central function of a homelessness system. But when unsheltered homelessness starts to rise, communities…

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ENDING HOMELESSNESS TODAY

Reposted from the National Alliance to End Homelessness Why We Can’t Address Unsheltered Homelessness Without Good Journalism The Official Blog of the National Alliance to End Homelessness Written by Tom Murphy June 28, 2018 This post is part of Unsheltered, an Alliance blog series to explore the crisis of unsheltered homelessness in the United States. You can catch up on the whole series here. If you’re watching closely today, you may notice something important. For the third…

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Exploring the Crisis of Unsheltered Homelessness

Reposted from the National Alliance to End Homelessness ENDING HOMELESSNESS TODAY The Official Blog of the National Alliance to End Homelessness Written by NAEH June 20, 2018 Each night, nearly 200,000 Americans sleep outside or in a place not meant for human habitation, like an abandoned building, a park, or a car. Between 2015 and 2017, this population of people experiencing unsheltered homelessness jumped by almost 20,000. And while this represents only one-third of all…

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Homelessness – Out of the Shadows

Anita, a 43-year old mother of two, dreaded nightfall almost every day of 2016. In the fall of the previous year, two life-changing crises hit her and her girls. First, her 10-year old daughter fell seriously ill, requiring several hospitalizations. Between days spent at the hospital and subsequently caring for her child at home, Anita lost her job due to excessive absenteeism. By January, she and her girls were evicted from their apartment and were…

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