July 26, 2017

A Homeownership Hero

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When a family is looking to purchase their first home, or a homeowner is faced with foreclosure, they often turn to a HUD-approved housing counselor for help. Housing counselors are on the front lines of helping people find and keep  what is for many their greatest financial investment – their home.  Lauren McLaughlin is one […]

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October 28, 2016

Tomica’s story: Putting a human face to homeless data

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Recently, I attended a panel discussion about the value of data in the effort to end homelessness.  While all the policy wonks gathered to digest the data, one young lady brought the data to life, and reminded me that all the numbers represent real people. Homeless since she was 11, the now 23-year old woman […]

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