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FY 2022 OH-500 CoC Program Competition

Saturday, April 9, 2022

The FY 2022 OH-500 CoC Program Competition Notice of Intent to Apply for New Projects as well as the blank Notice of Intent to Renew CoC grants have been posted on our website here: https://www.strategiestoendhomelessness.org/partner-agencies/apply-for-funds/ Renewing Projects For renewing CoC projects, Strategies to End Homelessness will soon be sending to each project…

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What is the Faircloth Amendment?

Thursday, April 7, 2022

The U.S. Government has been providing affordable, permanent housing for over 1.8 million families through public housing. Public housing serves a critical role in the nation’s rental market, providing stable, affordable homes for households with low incomes. The families who live in public housing include some of the nation’s most…

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Letters to the Editor: People Who Are Homeless Are Not an Investment Opportunities

Wednesday, April 6, 2022

In March, the Chronicle of Philanthropy published an opinion piece that suggesting foundations could address homelessness if they viewed people experiencing homelessness as investment opportunities. The narrative used and approach the author suggested lacked awareness and understanding so Funders Together CEO, Amanda Andere, responded to lift up how philanthropy can contribute…

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Climb for a cause on April 16

Thursday, March 31, 2022

The Associate Board of the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless will once again host an afternoon of indoor rock climbing at the Brooklyn Boulders at the Lincoln Park location (2121 N. Clybourn).  The event runs from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 16.  Tickets are $30 per person and…

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Springfield advocacy: CCH’s 2022 state legislative agenda

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

By Niya K. Kelly, Director of State Legislative Policy, Equity and Transformation This year the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (CCH) is advocating for several statewide measures that would remove barriers for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness. CCH policy and organizing staff, along with our grassroots leaders, are leading efforts to…

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What the President’s Proposed FY23 Budget Means for Homelessness

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

President Biden released his proposed federal budget earlier this week, covering Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23), which begins October 1 of this year. Each year, the President’s budget is a coherent statement of the Administration’s spending, taxing, and accompanying policy proposals. It seeks to set the agenda for policymaking for the…

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Recognizing Women Experiencing Homelessness: A Women’s History Month Spotlight on Downtown Women’s Center

Monday, March 28, 2022

Written by: Amy Turk, CEO, Downtown Women’s Center The experience of homelessness bears especially hard on women. Homelessness experienced by women is made unique by their disproportionate experiences of gender-based violence including domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, human trafficking, and sexual assault, and is experienced both cisgender (those who identify…

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Racial Equity Plan in Homeless Services

Monday, March 28, 2022

Starting in early 2021 the Hamilton County/Cincinnati Continuum of Care asked Strategies to End Homelessness to coordinate an effort to embed racial equity in all aspects of the local homeless services system. To begin we formed a Racial Equity Working Group. The group is made up of dedicated staff members…

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Have a cannabis conviction in Illinois? You may be eligible for expungement. 

Thursday, March 24, 2022

By Arturo Hernandez, Senior Attorney  By now, many people are probably aware that recreational cannabis use is legal in Illinois. The Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act (CRTA) legalized the use of recreational cannabis beginning January 1, 2020. The Act also established new ways for people with cannabis-related records to clear…

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2021 Cincinnati Homelessness Data

Thursday, March 24, 2022

2021 Cincinnati Homelessness Data We’re often asked: “How many people are homeless in Cincinnati? How do you know? The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has charged Strategies to End Homelessness with overseeing our local HMIS. The data we collect is updated daily and we can check progress with our System Performance Dashboard.  Read on for a Snapshot…

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