THE WIN APP: Featured APP of the Day!!
In January 2023, the WIN What I Need mobile app was the featured App of the Day – selected by leading software site, App of the Day! OCLA Founder, Dr.…
Making Progress on Homelessness, Thanks to Federal Initiatives
So these past few weeks, it was good to see two announcements indicating that homelessness systems in many communities worked to move tens of thousands of Americans from homelessness into housing throughout 2022. Here’s what was accomplished, and what these […]
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New Report Examines Older Adult Exits from Homelessness
The Alliance’s latest report, Connecting Older Adults to Housing: Examining Disparities analyzes the different ways in which older adults exit homelessness by race, ethnicity, gender, age, and shelter status. Based on 2018 data from the Vulnerability Index Service Prioritization Decision […]
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What Can (and Can’t) Local Government Do to Address Homelessness?
More and more, local governments like cities, towns, and counties are finding themselves at the forefront of the homelessness crisis. Who do you call when you need a pothole fixed, or to report a downed tree branch? Local government. Similarly, […]
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New Federal Data Shows Continued Increases in Chronic and Unsheltered Homelessness, Reductions for Families, Youth, and Veterans
In light of the unprecedented economic strain caused by COVID-19, combined with a severe and prolonged nationwide affordable housing crisis, the numbers buck predictions that homelessness would skyrocket during the pandemic. The progress for specific populations illustrates that federal resources, […]
Dirty Dozen Meanest Cities in the US
The National Coalition for the Homeless has been shocked by the number of cities engaged in raiding encampments of people who are otherwise unhoused, throwing away valuables (medications, food, personal or historical papers) of those without anywhere e…
NCH Demands an End to the Cruel Policies of Making it Illegal to be Without Housing in the US.
Homes Not Sweeps Actions Continue September 6 – 11, 2022 The National Coalition for the Homeless is declaring the first week of September a Homes Not Sweeps Week of Action. We will host demonstrators, protests, and marches across the nation to ca…
LA City Council Votes To Outlaw Homeless Camps Near Schools, Day Care Centers
The 11-3 vote came after a tense meeting interrupted by protesters, resulting in one arrest and two police officers getting injured.
Rising Rents and Inflation Are Likely Increasing Low-Income Families’ Risk of Homelessness
Rising rents and persistent inflation increase the risk for people becoming homeless and serve as barriers to people who are trying to exit homelessness. In a 2020 study, researchers at the U.S. Government Accountability Office estimated that “a $100 increase […]
Sacramento council gives city manager authority to open homeless Safe Ground sites
The city manager did not share where the new sites would be but said they would likely not be in the central city.
Where Congress Stands on Homelessness Funding
When the Senate’s funding bill for affordable housing and homelessness programs was released on July 20, it was clear that our collective advocacy leading up to and on the Alliance’s Capitol Hill Day had been effective and that members of […]
Mayor Eric Adams Has Bizarre Reaction To Person Heckling Him On Homeless People
“She said I’m messing with homeless people … One should be happy if someone wants to make love to them,” said the New York City mayor, chuckling.
Sacramento clears homeless camp before triple-digit heat wave. Where will they go?
“I wish they’d give us more of a solid place to be, not move us every six months.”
Photos | See conclusion of Homeless World Cup, held in Sacramento for first time
See the winners of the international tournament
‘Languishing’: Sacramento sheriff homeless outreach finds mental illness, addiction, crime
The sheriff called for increased funding for more services and conservatorships.
What Matters in the 2023 NOFO
With $3.134 billion in funding made available through the recently released FY 2023 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition and Renewal or Replacement of Youth Homeless Demonstration Program (YHDP) Grants, the team at […]
What to Expect at the 2023 National Conference on Ending Homelessness
I’m looking forward to seeing 1,500 or so of you at the Alliance’s conference in Washington, D.C., coming up July 17-19. Here are a few things to look forward to, and some themes and priorities to look out for at […]
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Sacramento district attorney to councilwoman: Clear camps from outside courthouse
The city has an ordinance barring camps from blocking sidewalks.