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Pushing Back Against School Pushout: Student Homelessness and Opportunities for Change

A strong relationship exists between homelessness and academic achievement in America. More than one third of the nation’s unaccompanied youth reside in California. In fact, during the 2016-2017 school year, about 202,500 K-12 students experienced…

Fact Sheet: Housing First

A 2-page fact from the National Alliance to End Homelessness. Answers these questions:
What is Housing First?
How is Housing First different from other approaches?
Who can be be helped by Housing First?
What are the elements of a Housing First…

Strategies to End Homelessness: Current Approaches to Evaluation

Homelessness is a concern throughout Canada in rural, urban, southern and northern areas (Wellesley Institute, 2010). One estimate of homelessness in Canada indicates that there are about 150,000 people who seek refuge in…

A Survey of Best Practices: Communities Making A Difference

Most People Aren’t Affected by Homelessness. Until You Are. Until you come home from a war and just can’t tackle the day-to-day responsibilities needed to provide shelter. Until an elder, without money or family, takes to the street. Until the…

The State of the Nation's Housing 2018

Since 1988, the JCHS annual State of the Nation’s Housing report has provided an overview of housing market conditions in the U.S. This year's report marks the 30th anniversary; this year’s report not only examines recent trends, but assesses whether…

The Challenge of Inclusion

The creation of diverse and inclusive communities has long been one of American housing policy’s most important commitments. The United States Supreme Court recently reaffirmed this commitment in an important decision that interpreted the federal…

Moving San Mateo County Forward: Housing and Transit at a Crossroads

This is a report by by TransForm, a nonprofit supporting transit and smart growth, and the Housing Leadership Council; they are housing and transit advocates. The report was funded by the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative, the Hewlett Foundation and several…

Faith is the First Step: Faith-based Solutions to Homelessness

A report from the Homeless Rights Advocacy Project, School of Law, Seattle University. 64 pages, Extensively footnoted with 332 References. Bibliography, p. 46 - 59.

Solutions for Homelessness: What Works and What's Ahead

HCPresbyterianChurchPresentation.pdf
Presentation by Helen Cameron, Business Development Manager at Jamboree Housing Corporation (Irvine), one of three panelists at Homelessness Demystified: Creating Awareness, Understanding, and Solutions, 2 February 2019, Canvas, Irvine. About the…

The Applicability of Housing First Models to Homeless Persons With Serious Mental Illness

Understanding homelessness is a necessary step toward ending it, especially for those persons living with a chronic condition such as mental illness, an addiction, or physical disability. Ending chronic homelessness remains a national goal for…

Homelessness In Orange County: The Costs To Our Community

The purpose of this project has been to conduct a countywide cost study, with two primary objectives:
First, to estimate the economic expenditures on homelessness that have accrued to the county, its 34 municipalities, and its non-governmental…

ACCOCUnitedtoEndHomelessnessClergyEventApril2018.pdf
The Association of California Cities–Orange County (ACC-OC) represents the interests of Orange County cities on regional public policy issues. The Association believes in education that empowers, policy development that is collaborative, and advocacy…

UnitedtoEndHomelessness_South County Faith April 2018.pdf
Presentation at the OC Clergy To End Homelessness, Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Mission Viejo.

32 slides describing the methodology, findings, and recommendations from the UCI/United Way/Jamboree Housing Study. It includes the…
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