NPR/WNPR on homelessness

The Impossible (And Necessary) Task of Counting Homeless Youths

by New England News Collaborative | 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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NPR/WNPR on homelessness

Report: Chronic Homelessness Down 50 Percent in Connecticut

by WNPR | December 14, 2017

Connecticut is making significant progress toward ending chronic homelessness.

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Blog Posts

Affordable Housing for People with Disabilities — A Worsening Crisis

by Kevin Martone | 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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Resources & Reports

Priced Out: The Housing Crisis for People for Disabilities

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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NPR/WNPR on homelessness

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

by NPR | 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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Resources & Reports

Missed Opportunities: Youth Homelessness in America

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

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Melville in the News

Cary Wheaton: Activism And Acumen At Heart Of Billings Forge Leader’s Success

Just over a decade ago, the Melville Trust asked Boston restaurateur Cary Wheaton to develop a restaurant that would bring jobs and economic growth to the struggling Frog Hollow neighborhood of Hartford. Here’s the behind-the-scenes story of her tireless work. 

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