On January 28th and 29th, the Point In Time (PIT) count will count those experiencing homelessness to help communities understand trends and respond to the needs of people experiencing literal homelessness.  It also raises public awareness, promotes collaboration acros...

The National Alliance to End Homelessness has provided a map of studies conducted around the United States and Canada that investigate the costs and savings of permanent supportive housing.

 "This interactive map identifies and provides details on Permanent Supportive H...

“I was told they needed a dishwasher Monday through Friday. I said `OK, I have experience and availability,’ ” Barton said. But “as he reached for a job application, I honestly told him I’m homeless. He told me, `no,’ he would not hire me three times to my face. Not ev...

 Close to Home's "Tips and Considerations for Reporting on Homelessness" tip sheet contains helpful ways for the media to more thoughtfully cover issues relating to homelessness.  Pass it on!  View the tipsheet here.

The full report can found on Metro Denver Homeless Initiative's website at: www.mdhi.org/pit_reports

Sometimes it's easiest to show rather than tell.  LiveAffordablyColorado.org has many guides and brochures available to help support affordable living.  Check them out here.

The costs of homeownership are paying off in Jefferson County, but renters are seeing increasing rents and fewer affordable options.

As the only European country to see a decline in its homelessness rate, Finland has a unique perspective in the race to end homelessness.  By prioritizing a Housing First strategy, they have been able to move past reacting to existing homelessness to focus on preventin...

Opened in early October, 2017, the 40 West Residences are already seeing great success for the new residents.

"'I’ve been trying to (get off the streets) for four years, and 40 West was the one that gave me an opportunity,' he said. 'The program that they have is so bea...

"According to the 2016 ReThink: Why Housing Matters Survey, the majority of Americans (84 percent) believe U.S. citizens deserve a safe and decent place to live, yet most (65 percent) do not support public and affordable housing communities in their own neighborhoods."...

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