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3.06 Build an Affordable Housing Infrastructure in Your Community

3.06 Build an Affordable Housing Infrastructure in Your Community

Do you feel that you can you count the number of available, affordable housing units in your community on one hand? Speakers in this workshop will detail replicable landuse, financial, and development strategies that have proven effective in increasing the availability of affordable housing across the country, including land banking,...
3.02 Innovative Funding for Rapid Re-Housing

3.02 Innovative Funding for Rapid Re-Housing

Rapid re-housing is a flexible model that can be funded by a variety of federal, state, local, and private sources. Participants will hear from programs and localities that have braided a variety of funding sources together to increase rapid re-housing capacity.
What It’s Like To Be A Homeless College Student Living In A Shelter On $5 A Day

What It’s Like To Be A Homeless College Student Living In A Shelter On $5 A Day

I was at a bar awhile back with some of my university friends, sharing beers and relaxing, when a homeless man approached us. He had a deck of cards, ... Read more: Homeless, Homelessness, Homeless College, Impact News
Van Winkle’s:  Activists Create Sleep Safe Haven For London Homeless

Van Winkle’s: Activists Create Sleep Safe Haven For London Homeless

In just one of many examples of why the world is a cold, ugly place, "anti-homeless spikes" have materialized in London. Read more: Homelessness, Homeless, Homeless Shelters, Homeless Youth, Poverty, Global Poverty, War on Poverty, Poor, Working Poor, London, Helping the Homeless, Impact News
FY 2016 Appropriations: SAMHSA Homelessness Programs

FY 2016 Appropriations: SAMHSA Homelessness Programs

This one-pager provides background information on SAMHSA's Homelessness programs. It also explains the Alliance's recommendation that in FY 2016 these programs receive at least $100 million in appropriations.
FY 2016 Appropriations: Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness

FY 2016 Appropriations: Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness

This one-pager provides background information on SAMHSA's Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) program. It also explains the Alliance's recommendation that in FY 2016 the PATH program receive at least $75 million in appropriations.
Lacey Johnson:  I’ll Never Forget the Face I Never Saw

Lacey Johnson: I’ll Never Forget the Face I Never Saw

It was a numbingly cold night in January 2015. Despite having wrapped my body in multiple layers of clothing, I shivered incessantly as every hair on my arms and legs stood at attention. Read more: Homelessness, Reality Check, Compassion, Nashville, Impact News
NationSwell:  Mobile Showers and Toilets Give Homeless a Clean Slate

NationSwell: Mobile Showers and Toilets Give Homeless a Clean Slate

Silas Borden has spent the last five years living on the streets of San Francisco. He's used to making the best with what he has, so when he stumble... Read more: Buses, Homelessness, Homeless, Lava Mae, Doniece Sandoval, San Francisco, Shower, Toilets, Impact News
Hawaii Lawmaker Who Smashed Homeless People’s Shopping Carts Presses Charges Against Teens In Beating

Hawaii Lawmaker Who Smashed Homeless People’s Shopping Carts Presses Charges Against Teens In Beating

HONOLULU -- A Hawaii state representative said Thursday he will press charges against two homeless teens he says attacked him last month, sending... Read more: Homelessness, Tom Brower, Hawaii, Politics News
Nathan Woodliff-Stanley :  The Mall Is for All

Nathan Woodliff-Stanley : The Mall Is for All

Simple discomfort is not a justification for violating human rights, calling in the police, or keeping the public out of public spaces. Read more: Denver, 16th Street Mall, Homelessness, Poverty, Aclu, ACLU of Colorado, American Civil Liberties Union, Criminalizing Homelessness, Denver News