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, […]
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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 […]
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California Plans To Invest $12 Billion To Fight Homelessness Crisis
Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed a historic investment in affordable housing and rental support as part of the state’s “California Comeback Plan.”
HUD Revokes Trump Rule Allowing Transgender Discrimination In Homeless Shelters
The Biden administration has withdrawn the proposed rule, which would have allowed single-sex shelters to turn away transgender people.
Judge Orders Los Angeles To Provide Housing To Skid Row’s Entire Homeless Population
“This ever-worsening public health and safety emergency demands immediate, life-saving action,” a federal judge said Tuesday.
America’s Eviction Crisis Is A Public Health Disaster Waiting To Happen
Pushing millions of people out of their homes could prolong the coronavirus pandemic and trigger a wave of long-term impacts.
Should I Call The Police About A Person Experiencing Homelessness?
Calling 911 can often do more harm than good for the homeless community.
My Daughter And I Just Became ‘Unhoused’ During The COVID-19 Crisis
“Our belongings are packed in a garage and I no longer have employment. The question of where my daughter and I will lay our heads on any given week is a bit of an unknown.”
Millions Of Americans Are About To Be Homeless, And It’s Totally Preventable
Rent is due this weekend, and with the federal moratorium on evictions expired, millions won’t be able to pay.
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