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Reflections from Nan Roman

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

This is my final week with the National Alliance to End Homelessness. It has been a privilege to work with the many brilliant Alliance staff members over the years; to be led by a committed Board of Directors; to have been educated by those of you on the front lines,…

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Something to Be Proud Of

Friday, June 24, 2022

The month of June celebrates Pride Month – when the LGBTQ community comes together to celebrate their identities and continue the fight for equality. Despite the many parades and rainbows, the joy of celebration, and the strides that society as a whole has made to embrace LGBTQ people, there is…

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HUD Creates New Funding Opportunity to Address Unsheltered and Rural Homelessness

Thursday, June 23, 2022

There is growing public concern about unsheltered homelessness. As leaders struggle to respond to public outcry, some are considering outmoded responses including arresting people for sleeping outside, or warehousing people experiencing homelessness into facilities with few services. Fortunately, this week the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released…

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Prevent Homelessness

Friday, June 17, 2022

Strategies to End Homelessness is working to prevent homelessness. A nationally-recognized best practice, Shelter Diversion is the most cost-effective strategy to prevent homelessness. It prevents households, primarily families, from needing emergency shelter or ending up on the street. Preventing homelessness is always preferable. Because it spares the family the trauma…

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Sweepless Summer 2022

Thursday, June 16, 2022

This summer, we are calling on cities to stop the forceful clearing of homeless encampments! NCH urges government officials to stop criminalizing homelessness. Instead, many city governments have embraced a hardline strategy of “sweeps,” relying on police enforcement to clear homeless encampments, who inhumanely destroy the belongings of people experiencing…

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How to Preserve Emergency Rental Assistance for Your Neighbors

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

The U.S. Department of Treasury awarded states and localities $46.5B in Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) to help people avoid eviction and homelessness. ERA funds can cover rental payments, move-in expenses, and supports to promote housing stability, among other eligible activities. In addition to preventing housing loss (including for families living…

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