Collaboration

Making the LEAP to End Homelessness

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June 13, 2018 Citing increased rents and a sharp drop in vacancies after Hurricane Harvey, JPMorgan Chase & Co. has joined with the Houston Housing Authority, Coalition for the Homeless, CSH, and the City of Houston to launch the Landlord Engagement and Assistance Program (LEAP), a new initiative designed to boost the availability of affordable […]

Ending Homelessness

City Pursues Strategies for Homeless, Panhandlers

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City of Houston Media Alert, Office of Mayor Sylvester Turner March 2, 2017 Mayor Sylvester Turner announced a more holistic approach to reducing homelessness on March 2 and invited the community to help implement it. The Mayor’s plan involves expedited efforts to permanently house the homeless, more shelter beds, new public health and safety regulations […]

Ending Homelessness

JPMorgan Chase Commits $1 million to The Way Home to Fight Homelessness in Houston

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October 20, 2016 Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner today announced a $1 million grant from JPMorgan Chase to support Houston’s ambitious efforts to end chronic homelessness through The Way Home, the collaborative model to prevent and end homelessness in Houston, Pasadena, Conroe; and Harris, Fort Bend, and Montgomery Counties. The award makes JPMorgan Chase the first […]

Ending Homelessness

Houston Receives National Recognition for Permanently Housing 4,114 Homeless Veterans

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November 23, 2015   This Thanksgiving, 4,114 formerly homeless military veterans and their families in Houston will enjoy a safe, warm holiday in their own homes, thanks to an effort under way since 2012. In recognition of these results, the National Alliance to End Homelessness recently honored Houston at its annual awards ceremony in Washington, […]