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The Injustice of Veteran Homelessness

I have a friend, Al, who served in the U.S. military for several years. This was decades ago, but he can often be seen wearing a VFW jacket or a ball cap commemorating one of the wars in which he … Continue reading

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Five Reasons I’m Looking Forward to the Federal Plan

Today the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness has announced a delay in the release of the Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness. Though we don’t know for sure when the plan will be officially released, my anticipation will … Continue reading

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Open House Party

One day, about four years ago, I found myself at a housewarming party for a man named Bill, who I barely knew. Bill’s apartment was sparsely furnished, and the only things in his fridge were Pepsi, milk, and some Hershey’s … 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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