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State of Homelessness: 2022 Edition

The Basics. In January 2020 , there were 580,466 people experiencing homelessness on our streets and in shelters in America. i Most were individuals (70 percent), and the rest were …

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How to Get Help If You Are Experiencing Homelessness

Accessing Health Care in Your Community. The Human Resources and Services Administration, a department of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, offers a searchable …

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Chronically Homeless

On a single night in January 2020: There were 110,528 homeless individuals with chronic patterns of homelessness. That is 27 percent of the total population of homeless …

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Mental Health Reform Overview and Talking Points

Mental Health Reform will help to reduce homelessness among people with mental health or substance use disorders. Integration of mental health care into homeless …

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Homelessness and Black History: Health Care Disparities

Adequate healthcare is notoriously inaccessible in the United States, and especially so for communities of color. Coupled with western history’s immeasurable examples of medical …

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Housing and Health Care: Working Together to Address …

We are in the midst of a health crisis – the COVID-19 pandemic – where we know people experiencing homelessness are at a greater risk of infection due to a variety of factors …

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Medicaid Health Homes: Emerging Models and Implications

Implications — Behavioral Health Focus. One of the core advantages of health homes is the ability to integrate behavioral and physical health, while also addressing related …

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Major Developments in Mental Health Reform

Mental health reform is a key component of ending homelessness for this disproportionate number of people suffering from mental health or substance use disorders. …

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COVID-19 Webinar Series

Protocols for Addressing Sheltered and Unsheltered Homelessness. Homeless system providers and health systems are developing local COVID-19 approaches for people …

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Homelessness: A State of Emergency

The Public Health Service Act provides the legal authority for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to determine that a public health emergency exists and to …

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Strategies of State Mental Health Agencies to Prevent and End

Over the past 30 years, mental health services for people with serious mental illness have shifted from institutional settings (e.g., state mental hospitals) to care in the …

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Relevant Legislation

Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376) U.S. House bill: H.R. 5376, introduced by Representative John Yarmuth (D-KY-3) — Build Back Better Act. The Build Back Better (BBB) Act included valuable …

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Effective Advocacy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Stephen Piasecki of the Supportive Housing Network of New York described Campaign 4 NY/NY, a three-year effort to win 35,000 additional units of supportive housing …

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Here’s How You End Veteran Homelessness: Employment, …

In 2009, Congress authorized a three-year demonstration program to explore ways to increase the housing stability of homeless and at-risk veterans and their families.. …

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Preventing the Use of Housing First (H.R. 6018)

Housing First was adopted as federal policy during the George W. Bush Administration, replacing a wasteful, one-size-fits-all approach of denying housing and …

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