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Advocacy Resource  |  March 12, 2015

Use these sample letters as templates when sending a letter to your Members of Congress urging them to provide $2.480 billion for HUD's McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance program and $21.1 billion for HUD's Section 8 Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Program

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Webinar  |  January 26, 2015

This page includes information about the upcoming federal budget briefing webinar, which will be hosted by Alliance staff, along with a variety of materials to help you better understand the President's Budget Proposal and upcoming advocacy opportunities.

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Other  |  June 26, 2014

This document is intended to inform government agencies, philanthropic organizations, and other funders about outstanding research questions on homeless populations and subpopulations and interventions designed to end homelessness. The agenda does not represent an exhaustive list of unanswered questions, but instead focuses on the most pressing unanswered research questions immediately relevant to policy and program development.

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Toolkits  |  May 16, 2014

The Alliance developed this assessment tool to help communities prioritize and assess the needs people experiencing homelessness may have for emergency shelter, transitional housing, rapid re-housing, and permanent supportive housing. The tool provides a pre-screening section, prevention and diversion questions, and other methods for prioritizing consumers' needs for various services.

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Advocacy Resource  |  March 24, 2015

This page will provide an update of timely congressional activities and their impacts on programs serving people experiencing homelessness. This page will be updated each Tuesday that there is news to report. 

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Advocacy Update  |  March 13, 2015

To ensure that the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants receive the Administration's proposed $345 million increase to $2.480 billion, which would allow us to end chronic homelessness by the end of 2017 and make progress toward ending family and youth homelessness, Members of Congress will need to hear from YOU about how important these programs are in their states and districts. Please draft letters to your Members of Congress TODAY, and send them as soon as possible (Senate letters by Tuesday March 17 and House letters by Friday, March 20)!

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Advocacy Letters  |  March 12, 2015

Sign-On Letter circulated by Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI) to support a funding level of $2.480 billion for HUD's McKinney-Vento programs in FY 2016.

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Advocacy Letters  |  March 12, 2015

Sign-On Letter circulated by Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) to support $2.480 billion for HUD's McKinney-Vento program and $21.1 billion for the Section 8 Tenant-Based Rental Assistance program in FY 2016.

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Conference Presentation  |  March 11, 2015

Conference Presentations from 5.1 Getting It Right: Evaluating Your Rapid Re-Housing Program.

 

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Webinar  |  March 11, 2015

This video is a recording of a webinar that originally streamed on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, that highlighted the rapid re-housing strategies of Mercer County (Trenton), NJ and Los Angeles. During the webinar leaders from these communities discussed how they have significantly expanded their capacity to rapidly re-house families. The speakers also highlighted the strategies they used to develop a coordinated entry system, expand rapid re-housing, lessons learned along the way, and the impact the shift has made in their larger homeless service system.

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Newsletters  |  March 10, 2015

The Alliance has published the full text of the speech delivered by Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro at the 2015 National Conference on Ending Family and Youth Homelessness on Friday, Feb. 20.

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Solutions Brief  |  March 4, 2015

This resource examines the role of long-term, congregate transitional housing in ending homelessness. It was developed in collaboration with the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, the departments of Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Veterans Affairs, and the Office of Violence Against Women at the Department of Justice.

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Conference Presentation  |  March 4, 2015

Conference presentations from 6.7 Getting Lawyers Involved: How Legal Advocates Can Help End Youth Homelessness.

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Newsletters  |  March 3, 2015

As part of the Alliance's ongoing effort to provide guidance to communities during the run-up to the 2015 goal of ending veteran homelessness in the U.S., we have published a one-page document that outlines and describes the five major steps that communities must take to end veteran homelessness.

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Conference Presentation  |  February 27, 2015

Conference presentations from 6.4 Serving and Improving Outcomes for LGBTQ Youth. 

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