NPR/WNPR on homelessness

Homeless, Addicted, and Overcoming a Long History of Neglect

by New England News Collaborative | 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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Resources & Reports

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

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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Blog Posts

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

by WNPR | 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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Resources & Reports

The Affordable Housing Gap Analysis 2017

A detailed examination of the rental affordability crisis in our nation.

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Melville in the News

Homeward Bound

Meet four of the young people who were housed during A Way Home America’s 100 Day Challenge.

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Resources & Reports

Addressing the Intersections of Juvenile Justice Involvement and Youth Homelessness: Principles for Change

Ten key principles and policy recommendations to help ensure that a youth’s involvement with the juvenile justice system does not increase the likelihood that they will experience homelessness, and that youth experiencing homelessness receive the services and supports they need instead of being cited, arrested, charged, or incarcerated.

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Melville in the News

Light at the End of the Tunnel: Is Philanthropy Finally Making Real Progress on Homelessness?

Inside Philanthropy examines the Trust’s long-term commitment to ending homelessness and highlights elements that have helped get us closer to our ultimate goal.

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