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HUD Secretary to Lead UN Delegation
U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Juli├ín Castro will lead the U.S. delegation at the United Nations (UN) Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) October 17-20 in Quito, Ecuador. Castro will join the global community as they work to develop a “New Urban Agenda,” an action-oriented outcome document that will put housing at the center of urban policy.
 
The Alliance contributed to The U.S. 20/20 Habitat III, a report released by HUD in preparation of the Conference that focuses on three themes: promoting upward mobility for underserved Americans, expanding employment and educational resources and investing in community institutions.

 
Read an excerpt from the report»
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Housing First Now Mandatory in California
New legislation in California now makes Housing First an absolute. The law, signed last week by Governor Jerry Brown, will now require that all state-level funders and programs provide Housing First to anyone experiencing or at-risk of homelessness. The bill also established a statewide council to oversee this statewide shift. 
See the full bill »
VA Awards Funds to Serve Homeless Veterans with Special Needs
Sixteen communities have received $3.4 million to help find housing and provide services to veterans with the greatest needs in their communities. The funding is offered through the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Grant and Per Diem program.
See list of awardees »
New Orleans Commits to Low Barrier Shelter
In a move motivated by a desire to end homelessness, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu unveiled plans this week for a new low-barrier shelter. The move has been hailed by leaders as an important step in ending homelessness.
Find out why. Read the full story »
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Homeless Students Find Support in McKinney-Vento
As of Oct. 1 the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act now includes increased support for homeless students due to the Every Child Succeeds Act. This includes removing barriers so children and youth experiencing homelessness can access extracurricular and other academic programs.
Read a synopsis of the changes »
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Ending Homelessness Today
the official blog of the national alliance to end homelessness
Why Data Works: Our Submission to the United Nation's Habitat Conference
by Sam Batko
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Looking back on the history of rapid re-housing
by Jen Saunders
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Continuing Resolution means new opportunity to push for increased funding
by Jaime Colman
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