Tag Archives: HEARTH Act

April Showers Bring May Flowers

As the early spring’s plantings start to blossom in my yard, I’ve also been appreciating that the seeds for the human right to housing, some planted years ago, have also started to bloom. In early April, the U.S. Interagency Council … Continue reading

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A Heartbeat from Homelessness: Rising Rents in the Foreclosure Crisis

It’s disturbing that millions of people have lost their homes to foreclosure, but at least you’d think that foreclosures would mean more available, affordable homes for low-income renters on the verge of homelessness.  Sadly, you’d be wrong.  Renters lose in … Continue reading

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The Federal Strategic Plan to End and Prevent Homelessness

This morning, the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness announced the release of Opening Doors: Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness. The plan, which will be the Obama Administration’s official policy position on homelessness, will give direction to … Continue reading

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How You Can Shape the Federal Plan to End Homelessness

Last year, the Law Center was instrumental in helping to pass the Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing (HEARTH) Act. This major victory for homeless advocates everywhere requires, among other things, that the federal government submit a Federal … Continue reading

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