October 28, 2011

A Look inside Veteran’s Homelessness

Today, HUD and VA jointly released the second annual Veteran’s Annual Homelessness Assessment Report (AHAR), which assesses the nation’s homeless veteran population. HUD and VA use this information in their work to end veteran’s homelessness through the Obama Administration’s Federal Strategic Plan, Opening Doors. Opening Doors is an unprecedented federal strategy to end veteran and […]

cont
September 13, 2011

The Recovery Act Works: Preventing Homelessness for One Million Americans

Written by:

Today, HUD celebrates a milestone in a program aimed at filling one of a family’s most basic needs amid financial trouble: a safe place to call home. At today’s meeting of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, Secretary Donovan announced that the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-housing Program, a $1.5 billion initiative funded by the […]

cont
June 27, 2011

Congressional Quarterly: A Stimulus Success Story

Written by:

Earlier this month, HUD released its 2010 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress which revealed how the Recovery Act’s Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing (HPRP) helped to mitigate homelessness in America.  In the first year, this program helped nearly 700,000 persons. Read more at Congressional Quarterly.com

cont
January 3, 2011

A New Year and New Leadership in the Fight to End Homelessness

Written by:

  HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan, outgoing Chair of the Interagency Council on Homelessness   As 2010 came to a close, I was proud that the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness elected my good friends and colleagues, Secretaries Hilda Solis and Kathleen Sebelius, as its Chair and Vice-Chair for 2011. The first Labor Secretary to […]

cont