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Homelessness Prevention

Together We Can Prevent Evictions

Camille Rivera | Posted 07.06.2016 | Latino Voices
Camille Rivera

I was 24 when it happened. I'd had a hard day at work, and my daughter and I were heading to our apartment in the Bronx. I was a single mom, who ha...

I Don't Want to Be Homeless

Marc Joseph | Posted 01.08.2012 | Impact
Marc Joseph

What has America gotten itself in to? Just about every state and every city is cutting back funding to services needed by those who need it most. Th...

The Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP)

Christine Schanes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Schanes

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is administering $1.5 billion of its $787 billion stimulus package through the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP).

Breaking Homelessness News: Tens of Thousands Detroit Residents Apply for HPRP Funds

Christine Schanes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Christine Schanes

Two videos published on YouTube - one of which has just been aired on television - show what actual HPRP funding means to people in Detroit, Michigan.

Homelessness Myth #10: Serving Is Tiring

Christine Schanes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Schanes

How do these busy service providers defy the law of nature that says energy expended must be replenished? How do they continue to serve humanity with little support or encouragement?

Jenny Gibson's Story: Stimulus Funds Save Single Mom On Brink Of Homelessness

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Last year, San Diego resident Jenny Gibson found herself unemployed after losing her job with a nonprofit organization. For this hard-working single m...

Ending Homelessness for Our Veterans

Nan Roman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Nan Roman

The latest numbers show that 131,000 United States veterans will be homeless tonight. This number is approximately one-fifth of the entire homeless population.