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How Cities Can Acquire Free Land to House and Serve Homeless People

This webinar on April 25 will discuss the release of a toolkit with information about how to identify and successfully apply for vacant federal properties that can be used to help the homeless in your city. 367 more words


Public Health and Housing: You Can’t Have One Without the Other

Partnerships that create a solid connection between housing and healthcare can offer a multitude of benefits for cities, including lower long-term healthcare costs, better educational opportunities, and employment that can help raise income levels. 732 more words


Cities Remember Homeless Deaths, Commit to Creating Solutions

December 21 is marked as Homeless Persons’ Remembrance Day. More than 100 communities across 39 states will hold memorial services and provide personal remembrances for those that have been lost.  1,030 more words


Veteran Homelessness - NYT Editorial

Yesterday, the International New York Times published an editorial titled “Broken Promises to Homeless Vets” where the Board called President Obama’s recent statement of having reduced the number of homeless veterans by 47 percent, an “upbeat statistic actually reflects shrunken ambition and mission failure” 139 more words


Coming Home to Homelessness in the United States

I met a stranger named Paul on night.  Paul appeared out of nowhere early one evening as I was struggling with my purchases at a local Home and Garden store. 1,525 more words