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The Impossible (And Necessary) Task of Counting Homeless Youths

by | January 8, 2018

Without an accurate count of how many young people are living without a home on their own, there can’t be effective policy. So at the end of January activists and volunteers in Connecticut will try to find and engage every young person between the ages of 13 and 24 who is homeless or unstably housed. Read […]

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Housing in Connecticut

by | January 3, 2018

Overview: An annual report on housing conditions across the state. Publication date: November 2017 Author: Partnership for Strong Communities Get the report

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Report: Chronic Homelessness Down 50 Percent in Connecticut

by | December 14, 2017

Connecticut is making significant progress toward ending chronic homelessness.

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Affordable Housing for People with Disabilities — A Worsening Crisis

by | December 13, 2017

Kevin Martone, Executive Director of TAC, on the ever-worsening affordability gap for extremely low-income renters with disabilities.

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Priced Out: The Housing Crisis for People for Disabilities

by | December 13, 2017

There is no housing market in the United States where a person with a disability whose sole source of income is SSI can afford a safe, decent rental unit. Priced out shows the scope of the problem and proven solutions to fix it.

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Homeless Population Rises, Driven By West Coast Affordable-Housing Crisis

by | December 7, 2017

For the first time since 2010, the number of homeless people has increased due to the affordable housing crisis on the West Coast. Overall, the nation’s homeless numbers are 13 percent lower than they were in 2010 and some communities have all but eliminated homelessness among veterans,

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Missed Opportunities: Youth Homelessness in America

by | November 15, 2017

An unprecedented look into the scope and urgency of youth homelessness in America.

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The Shortest and Clearest Blog Post I Will Ever Write

by | August 17, 2017

Our statement on Charlottesville.

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Louisville 100 Day Challenge Team. Photo: Aimee Hendrigan
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What Can You Do in 100 Days? House 100 Youth? You Bet!

by | August 2, 2017

Aimee Hendrigan was in Baltimore for the launch of the 100-Day Challenge to end youth homelessness. Here’s what she saw and why she is excited about this dynamic process.

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Meet the Youth Action Hub

by | June 28, 2017

Meet the researchers at the Youth Action Hub. Smart, resilient, and dedicated to making it easier for the young folks in Connecticut that are struggling like they once did.

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Stand up, Speak up: Three resources for getting involved in the budget debates today

by | June 21, 2017

Knowledge is power. Here are three resources to help you makes sense of the budget debates and how the fight to end homelessness will be impacted.

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Out of Reach 2017

by | June 12, 2017

Out of Reach documents the gap between renters’ wages and the cost of rental housing in the U.S.

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Connecticut Counts: Report on Homelessness in Connecticut 2017

by | June 1, 2017

A report detailing Connecticut’s efforts to end homelessness in the state.

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We Can End Homelessness. But We Can’t Do It Alone.

The success our country has made in preventing and ending homelessness demonstrates the critical need for genuine public-private partnerships to tackle vexing social problems. But the proposed federal budget plan threatens years of progress.

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Announcing our Latest Grants to End Homelessness: May 2017

by | May 16, 2017

Our latest grants to end homelessness.

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Homeless, Addicted, and Overcoming a Long History of Neglect

by | April 24, 2017

Reggie Morton was without a home for 20 years. “His life is a blueprint of what happens when we don’t provide for people who are mentally ill and addicted. Historically, we’ve let the Reggies flounder, and we’ve paid dearly for that,” observes writer Susan Campbell.

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Integrating Rapid Re-Housing & Employment: Program & Policy Recommendations for Enhancing Rapid Re-Housing

by | March 30, 2017

This report shines a spotlight on why robust employment, training, and related supportive services are key to the success of rapid re-housing participants.

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How Trump’s Cuts To Community Development Could Affect One Connecticut City

by | March 21, 2017

President Donald Trump’s budget proposal plans to zero out funding for something called Community Development Block Grants — money that goes from the federal government to states and municipalities to use as they see fit.

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