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HOUSING IS INFRASTRUCTURE

Friday, October 15, 2021

Bring America Home Now Campaign Supports the Build Back Better Act Bring America Home Now: A Comprehensive Grassroots Campaign to End Homelessness in the U.S. is led by people who have themselves experienced homelessness and is focused on the passage of federal legislation aimed at addressing the interconnected solutions to…

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Join our 2022 Team to End Homelessness

Thursday, October 14, 2021

CCH is proud to be an affiliate charity for the 2022 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, scheduled for Sunday, October 9, 2022. We are now recruiting our next Team to End Homelessness, offering a limited number of guaranteed entries to the race. Runners who join our team before November 30,…

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Eviction and rental assistance resources in Illinois

Thursday, October 14, 2021

A PDF version of this guide is available here (español). Since August 1, 2021, landlords have been able to file for eviction for nonpayment of rent. On October 3, 2021, the State of Illinois began enforcing evictions. However, if you are struggling with your rent or are facing eviction, Illinois has…

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Making Lived Experience Count in Your NOFO Application

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

This post is authored by LaRae Cantley, Social Justice Activist. HUD’s 2021 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is an opportunity to radically advance systems change. Specifically, we have the opportunity to collaboratively and collectively work towards solutions to end homelessness by operationalizing racial equity…

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National Coalition for Housing Justice Calls on Congress to Enact Historic Housing Investments in Build Back Better Act

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

The National Coalition for Housing Justice (NCHJ) is aligned behind seeking housing justice in order to end homelessness, including youth homelessness. The national organizations that make up the NCHJ represent advocates and leaders in national efforts to end homelessness.  Today, the coalition released the following statement calling on Congress to commit to and secure…

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Increased Calls for Help

Friday, October 1, 2021

During the first eight months of 2021 there were increased calls for help to our Central Access Point Helpline. There was a 58% increase in the number of calls for help to our Central Access Point Helpline compared to the same period in 2020. As we all know, the need…

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What Did We Learn from the National Virtual Conference on Ending Homelessness?

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Another virtual conference is over! Thank you to everyone who participated in the National Virtual Conference on Ending Homelessness, including people who presented at workshops, spoke at plenaries, asked thoughtful questions, and worked to learn new things that will help to make fewer and fewer people homeless nationwide. Some of…

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Restaurant Meals Program pilot seeks participating restaurants

Thursday, September 30, 2021

By Niya K. Kelly, Director of State Legislative Policy, Equity and Transformation In 2019, Chicago Coalition for the Homeless worked alongside Heartland Alliance and Shriver Center on Poverty Law to expand SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program). This legislation allows people who are elderly, disabled, or experiencing homelessness to purchase prepared meals with their…

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Updated resources for Preventing Eviction

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Read more about the current situation and need for rental assistance during the ongoing pandemic economic downturn The post Updated resources for Preventing Eviction appeared first on National Coalition for the Homeless.

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