Tag Archive: HUD

Aging out of foster care – and into homelessness

Most adolescents in the U.S. gradually ease into adulthood with financial assistance and support from parents or other family members. However, as highlighted in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD)… Continue reading

The State of Homelessness in America 2012

The National Alliance to End Homelessness recently released their second of The State of Homelessness in America series. The report uses the most recently available national data to examine homelessness between 2009 and… Continue reading

Harvard University report on the State of the Nation’s Housing

As a major contributor to homelessness, the lack of affordable housing in the United States is an issue Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida often posts about. Whenever we see a new… Continue reading

Rental housing still “out of reach” for many

  On May 2, the National Low-Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) released Out of Reach 2011, its annual analysis of the cost of rental housing in the United States.  We are always interested to… Continue reading

A new report on veteran homelessness

If you are a frequent reader of our blog, our interest in issues concerning homeless veterans is no surprise. Since we started communicating this way in 2009, we have shared a variety of… Continue reading

HUD reports “worst case housing needs” jump more than 20 percent

The impact of our struggling economy on the housing market isn’t a surprise to anyone. The evidence of this can be seen from the abundance of foreclosure signs filling our neighbors’ front yards. … Continue reading

Community housing for the homeless

In our last blog post, we shared with you that one of the primary contributing factors to homelessness is lack of affordable housing. With that fact in mind, the Coalition has established two… Continue reading

HUD reports homeless families up…individuals down

On June 16, 2010, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released its 2009 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress. One of the most interesting findings in this study was that, while… Continue reading