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Alaska Nonprofits Receive Federal Funding To Help Fight Off Veteran Homelessness
Two Alaska nonprofits have garnered $768,000 in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to help reduce veteran homelessness. The funding was released through VA's...more



Local Housing Agencies Receive Federal Funding to Fight Homelessness
A federal funding valued over $181,780 will be awarded to local housing agencies to help homeless families and individuals get housing support and shelter. The federal funds come from the United...more

Schools Address Student Homelessness
Homelessness is increasing in schools with school officials are counting higher percentages of homeless children among their student body. According to Jake Murray is the director of the Aspire...more

Leo the Homeless Coder Launches Carpool App
Homeless NYC man, Leo Grand, who was taught how to code by Patrick McConlogue, has launched his carpool app. The app aims to cut the number of automobiles on the road, and in turn, to shrink down...more

California Development Initiative to Serve as Haven for Homeless Female Veterans
Volunteers of America are working to develop a complex geared for homeless female veterans, their children and families. The complex, which is sitting atop on a hill overlooking a butterfly...more

Housing Barriers to Homeless: Bad Credit, Bad Choices
Bad credit, criminal history and high rents keep people out of rental housing. Tight apartment vacancy rates add another dimension of complexity to the hunt for housing. Criminal history can play...more

Homeless Voices for Justice Annual Summer Solstice
A Portland event tagged "Homeless Voices for Justice" annual summer event will feature how a homeless person battles a day's hardship and struggles. The event is to raise awareness about...more

The Zombie Lie That Housing Subsidies Lead to Homelessness Growth
There is a proven research that housing subsidies successfully reduce homelessness among children and families, contradicting the "zombie lie" long maintained by the Bloomberg administration...more

The Guise of Homelessness Has Many Forms
Homelessness may, or may not, be obvious. It can take many forms and often difficult to spot. People, who have been homeless, or those who have been pushed to the brink of homelessness, say that...more

Compass Project Critical to the Needs of Homeless Youth
The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts has suddenly cut the funding on the Compass Project, a youth development approach that is being used in Worcester to serve homeless youths. The...more




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