|January 20, 2015 |
|ISSUES | POLICY | SOLUTIONS | NEWS & EVENTS Forward Editor: Emanuel Cavallaro|
The House and the Senate departed for recess for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday on Jan. 14 and Jan. 16, respectively. Both chambers reconvened today.
The Alliance has published a recording of a webinar that originally streamed Jan. 13, on rent and move-in assistance for rapid re-housing providers. The webinar, "Rapid Re-Housing Core Components: Housing Identification" was the second in a three-part series exploring the "Core Components of Rapid Re-Housing," which the Alliance crafted in cooperation with the Departments of Housing and Urban Development, Veterans Affairs, and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness. Speakers discussed using rental assistance to help different populations, assessing the needs of households, and integrating rental assistance costs into a program budget.
How We Conduct Research on Homelessness Matters as Much as Our Findings
By Liza Doran
Strong studies of homeless populations give our policy team and our advocates the ammunition they need to make compelling arguments to lawmakers about the necessity of support for homeless persons. In this post, we discuss why the methodology of a study matters.
5 Perspectives from the Transatlantic Exchange Program
In this guest blog post, five homeless assistance professionals, who spent several weeks learning about homeless assistance practices in England as participants in the Transatlantic Practice Exchange program, discuss their experiences.