The latest news from the field, announcements and insights
Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Through Our Partnership with Living Cities
Living Cities has a well-established anti-racist approach that addresses decades of structural racism and racist policies, which have denied investment and stripped wealth from Black, Indigenous and Latino/a/x communities.
Connecting Research with Practice to Create a New Narrative about Homelessness
We know that the narratives we see and hear shape how we perceive the world and that making lasting policy change requires us to change how people think about an issue, whether it’s who deserves the right to marry, or why people live on the streets.
Reflections on Solving Homelessness in America
Americans collectively have the resources, as well as the will, to ensure that our neighbors and family members in need can secure a safe place from which to anchor their lives.
Inside Philanthropy Briefing: Housing and Homelessness
Philanthropy addressing homelessness and a lack of affordable housing is tiny in comparison to public funding, but charitable giving can fill some gaps and has the potential to support real change.
Dr. Karen DuBois-Walton Assumes Leadership of Melville Trust Board
The Trust is fortunate to have another exceptional leader to carry on the Melville family’s legacy.
Announcing the Launch of the Housing Narrative Lab
Through research, education, training and communications support, the Housing Narrative Lab is focused on telling the story of who becomes homeless and why.
Our New Grantmaking Strategy for Equitable Results
Focusing on the people most impacted, and the conditions that cause them to lose their housing in the first place.
NY to Give Homeless Youth ‘No Strings’ Cash
New York City is launching an experimental program that will give some homeless young people no-strings-attached direct cash payments of $1,250 per month as part of a public-private partnership supported by the mayor's office.
Ford and Robert Wood Johnson Foundations Put $7.5 Million Into Efforts to Give Tenants Clout
As HouseUS works to support more tenants’ right groups, other philanthropic efforts are underway to ensure the federal money is put to good use.
Invest in America’s Infrastructure by Expanding Access to Affordable Housing
At a time when homes are becoming even more central to our lives, too many Americans are facing severe housing affordability challenges.