Ending Homelessness

Checking In: Where Are We on Ending Chronic Homelessness?

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A Recap: In March, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced his continued support for The Way Home, the collaborative model to prevent and end homelessness in our area. The Mayor outlined steps the city would take to support The Way Home, including a push to house 500 chronically homeless individuals by September through increased outreach, Housing […]

Ending Homelessness

JN’s Way Home

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Authors: Jonathan Danforth and Michael Garcia, Houston Area Community Services *Client’s name changed to protect privacy. JN* is a wheelchair-bound, 55 year-old, African American man. He struggled in the midst of poverty and homelessness for most of his life and had found it difficult to find food and a safe and secure place to sleep […]

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VA Partnerships Showcase

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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs On November 18, 2014, VA hosted three Google+ Hangouts. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hosted another “Partnerships Showcase” on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. This event showcased three public-private partnership (P3) presentations on ways the Department is working to reduce and address homelessness among our Veterans and their […]

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Houston Housing Authority Wins Multiple Awards

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The Texas Chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) awarded the Houston Housing Authority (HHA) the following awards in April of this year: Media Recognition, Best Newsletter, Best Other Publications, Resident of the Year, and Member of the Year. Texas NAHRO is an organization that promotes quality affordable housing and sustainable […]