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Save the Date: National Alliance to End Homelessness Conference in Washington, D.C., July 15-17

Posted April 22, 2015

Early registration has opened for the National Alliance to End Homelessness 2015 National Conference on Ending Homelessness, which will take place at the Renaissance Washington DC Hotel from July 15 to 17, with early check-in on July 14. The Alliance encourages you to register by 3 p.m. EDT on May 15 to ensure your spot and take advantage of the early rate of $525 per person. On that date, the registration will open at the regular rate of $575. Look for future updates and additional information about the conference on the conference website.

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Early Conference Registration Closing for 2014 National Conference on Ending Homelessness

Posted May 6, 2014

The National Alliance to End Homelessness‘s 2014 National Conference on Ending Homelessness will be held from July 29-31, 2014 in Washington, DC.  Check out the tentative agenda and more about the conference here.

Early registration for the Conference will close at 3 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May 13. Online registration is scheduled to run to Monday, July 7, but may close early if the event reaches capacity. 

Register today to ensure your spot and take advantage of the early rate.

The Alliance is also still accepting applications for its conference volunteer program, but positions are limited and are confirmed on a first-come, first-served basis. Individuals who volunteer at the conference will receive complimentary conference registration. To learn more about volunteering for the conference, visit the volunteer page of the conference website and contact the Alliance’s Conference Associate Jaime Colman at Jcoleman@naeh.org.

 



Register today for the 2013 National Conference on Ending Homelessness

Posted June 13, 2013

Due to overwhelming response, the National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH) now anticipates that registration for the 2013 National Conference on Ending Homelessness in Washington, DC, originally scheduled to run to July 10, will reach capacity at some point this month. If you have not yet registered for the conference, we encourage you to register as soon as possible. The regular registration rate of $550 per person is scheduled to run until 3 p.m. ET on Wednesday, June 26, but will close early if the event reaches capacity before that date. Register today to ensure your spot and to take advantage of the regular rate.

For the latest information about conference workshops, track options, and the conference schedule, please visit the Conference Agenda page of the conference website.

 



Vermont lawmakers hear about changes needed to housing system

Posted May 2, 2013

By Leslie Black-Plumeau. Reposted from Housing Matters, May 1, 2013.

“National housing expert Nan Roman of the Bipartisan Policy Center told members of the Vermont House General, Housing & Military Affairs Committee today what it will take to strengthen the national mortgage finance system while creating a stable and strong housing market and better meeting the needs of the nation’s most vulnerable residents.

Ms. Roman described the Center’s newly released report, Housing America’s Future: New Directions for National Policy, which recommends a myriad of changes to federal housing support levels and the delivery mechanisms through which it is provided.

Expanding the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit by 50 percent over current levels to increase housing supply and targeting a reformed Housing Choice Voucher program to the most vulnerable households are also among the Center’s recommendations.

In addition to being a commissioner on the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Housing Commission, Ms. Roman is Executive Director of the National Alliance to End Homelessness.”

   

Photo by Maura Collins

 



Webinar: President’s FY 2014 Budget Briefing

Posted April 17, 2013

On Thursday, April 11, the Alliance hosted a webinar on  the President’s fiscal year (FY) 2014 Budget Proposal. The Alliance’s policy team provided a brief overview of the federal budget and appropriations process and an analysis of the Administration’s proposed funding levels for key programs.

The webinar also officially launched the Alliance’s FY 2014 advocacy campaigns, and offered advocates a great opportunity to hear about what to expect and how to get involved in FY 2014.

Link to Webinar recording
View PDF of Webinar 

 



May 1 – Joint House & Senate Hearing with Nan Roman

Posted April 16, 2013

Nan Roman, the Commissioner of the Bipartisan Policy Center Housing Commission and the President and CEO of the National Alliance to End Homelessness, will be presenting at a joint House and Senate Hearing at the Vermont State House on May 1, 2013.

The meeting will be held from 9:30am – 10:30am, followed by a press conference at 11:00am in the Cedar Creek Room.

The Bipartisan Policy Center’s report Housing America’s Future: New Directions for National Policy offers key recommendations for federal housing policy and national housing reform.

View BPC Flyer

Link to Full Summary of Commission Report
Link to Executive Summary of Commission Report

View PowerPoint of Bipartisan Policy Center Report, which provides background on the formation of the Commission and outlines their plans. 

 



NAEH releases “State of Homelessness in America 2013” report

Posted April 10, 2013

The National Alliance to End Homelessness released its third annual assessment of homelessness in America, the State of Homelessness in America 2013. The report analyzes national as well as state-by-state trends and the economic, housing, and demographic factors that impact homelessness. 

In spite of declines in incomes and affordable housing, federal investments in smart strategies have led to significant declines in chronic and veteran homelessness. However, worsening economic and housing indicators threaten progress. And recent budget cuts could mean less investment in solutions that have led to declines in homelessness, like permanent supportive housing for chronically homeless individuals and homeless assistance funding for communities.

Link to State of Homelessness in America 2013 Report 

View PDF of State of Homelessness in America 2013 Report

 

 



The National Alliance to End Homelessness hosts webinar on homelessness in America

Posted April 3, 2013

The National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH) is hosting a webinar to announce the release of their new report, The State of Homelessness in America 2013. Samantha Batko, director of the Alliance’s Homelessness Research Institute, will explain the latest data in The State of Homelessness 2013 and why it matters for communities working to prevent and end homelessness. The webinar will also cover media engagement and advocacy efforts around the report.

When: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 @ 3:00pm ET

Register for State of Homelessness in America 2013 Webinar 

 



HUD Reports Decline in Veteran and Chronic Homelessness

Posted December 19, 2012

Reposted from the National Alliance to End Homelessness, December 11, 2012.

“On Monday, December 10, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a report showing a 7.2 percent decline in the number of veterans experiencing homelessness between 2011 and 2012 , and a 19.3 percent decline in the number of persons experiencing chronic homelessness since 2007…”

Read Volume 1 of the Annual Homeless Assessment Report

[The National Alliance to End Homelessness is a nonpartisan, non profit organization dedicated to solving the problem of homelessness and preventing its continued growth. To learn more, visit: www.endhomelessness.org.]

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2013 National Conference on Ending Family & Youth Homelessness

Posted November 27, 2012

The 2013 National Conference on Ending Family & Youth Homelessness will be held February 21-22, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. This year’s conference will focus on retooling transitional housing, rapid re-housing strategies, family intervention, federal policy goals for the new Congress, and more.

Come and meet others who are working to end homelessness in America.

Click HERE to view Conference agenda

Click HERE to register online

If you would like a conference form emailed or faxed to you, please contact D’Arcy Klingle at 202-942-8287 or dklingle@naeh.org.