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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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USICH, HUD, and VA Announce 33% Drop in Veteran Homelessness Since 2010

USICH, HUD, and VA released new national estimates today that show Veteran homelessness has declined…

VA Announces $300 Million in Grants to Help End Veteran Homelessness

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald today announced $300 million in grants that will…

Mayors Challenge Included in President’s Year of Action Progress Report

After declaring 2014 a "Year of Action," the White House released an updated progress report today detailing the more…

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09/19/14 - Prepare for the 2015 Point-in-Time Count, Enumerating Unsheltered Youth

On Friday, September 19, at 1:30 pm ET, the Homelessness Research…

09/22/14 - Housing Matters Summit on Family Homelessness

Hosted by Florida Realtors, this summit will focus on advocacy…

09/22/14 - Virginia Coalition to End Homelessness 2014 Conference

The Virginia Coalition to End Homelessness (VCEH) along with the Virginia…

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09/10/14 - How Our Shelter Began Focusing on Permanent Housing, And Started Ending Homelessness for Our Clients.

When I joined the staff of Northern Virginia Family Service (NVSF) as the program manager…

09/08/14 - A Sea Change in Fresno’s Homelessness Crisis Response

The 25 Cities Effort is designed to help communities intensify and integrate their local efforts to end…

09/03/14 - Two Tennessee Partnerships Create Effective Solutions for Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Early in 2012, the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY) contacted advocates…

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Retooling the Homeless Crisis Response System – In Depth

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

Obama Administration Deepens Commitment to End Homelessness

Council Selects Labor Secretary Thomas Perez as Chair, HHS Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell as Vice…

Housing First Yields High Success and Creates Real Hope: A Message from Laura Green Zeilinger

The Obama Administration fully supports and calls for the adoption of Housing First across all…

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Encoding Our Future: HMIS as the Infrastructure for Social Change

Remarks delivered by Eric Grumdahl, Policy Director, at the National Human Services Data Consortium conference,…

Coordinated Assessment: Putting the Key Pieces in Place

Remarks by Eric Grumdahl at a gathering of community stakeholders focused on ending Veteran and…

Executive Director Barbara Poppe at the National Alliance to End Homelessness Winter Conference in New Orleans, LA

In this speech, USICH Executive Director Barbara Poppe discusses USICH's accomplishments, the challenges ahead, and…

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Family Connection Webinar: Tailored Interventions and Assistance

Ending homelessness among families and children is a priority for the nation and for every…

HUD and USICH: Core Principles of Housing First and Rapid Re-Housing Webinar

The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban…

Family Connection: Building Systems to End Family Homelessness

The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH), the U.S. Department of…

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