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Investing in proven solutions is a key premise of Opening Doors. The commitment to end homelessness compels communities to focus their resources on solutions that work, while encouraging well-designed innovations for continuous improvement.

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HUD and National League of Cities announced a new Memorandum of Understanding to help fight against veteran homelessness in cities across the country.

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and National League of…

National Alliance to End Homelessness Wants Input from Rapid Re-Housing Providers

The National Alliance to End Homelessness published a toolkit, "Rapid Re-Housing Tools," that provides…

The National Center on Family Homelessness report that 2.5 million children experience homelessness annually in the U.S.

America's Youngest Outcasts, America's Youngest Outcasts documents the number of children expereincing homelessness in every state,…

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11/20/14 - National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week Prompts Us to Look Ahead and Take Action

by Laura Green Zeilinger This week is…

11/19/14 - That Person on the Street Could Be You

by Paul Gionfriddo When we see people who…

11/17/14 - Medicaid Can Pay for Services for People in Permanent Supportive Housing

by Richard Cho Two new documents released by HHS on October 10 make it clear,…

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2014 PIT Count Data Shows Progress across All Populations: Four Years after Launching Opening Doors, Data Points to Clear Success

A Message from Laura Green Zeilinger Today, HUD released new data from the 2014…

Spotlight on Solutions: Tailored Interventions and Assistance for Families

Ending homelessness among families and children is…

Retooling the Homeless Crisis Response System – In Depth

Historically, people experiencing homelessness have had to navigate an uncoordinated set of services and programs…

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Collective Impact Works

Remarks delivered by Laura Green Zeilinger, USICH Executive Director, at Ballard Spahr’s National Housing Symposium…

Breaking Ground on the John and Jill Ker Conway Residence in DC

Remarks delivered by Laura Green Zeilinger, USICH Executive Director, at the ground breaking of the John…

We Need to be Smarter about how We Understand and Meet the Needs of Youth

Remarks delivered by Laura Green Zeilinger, USICH Executive Director, at the End Youth Homelessness Call…

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Proof Point: The 2014 Point-in-Time Count Shows that Homelessness Is a Solvable Problem

Laura Green Zeilinger, Executive Director of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, provides an overview…

Permanent Supportive Housing Bonus in FY 2014 HUD CoC Program: Strategies for Rapid Implementation

In this webinar short, USICH Senior Policy Director Richard Cho provides an overview of the…

HUD FY2014 Continuum of Care Program Competition: Strategies for Continued Success

On September, 19, 2014, USICH hosted a webinar for communities on strategies for continued success…

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