May 3, 2013: This weekend, Fine Line Services CEO, Eric Weires, will take NCH's Corporate Homeless Challenge. Learn more about the Challenge and follow Eric's journey.
April 25, 2013: Registration is now open for the 25th Annual National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY) Conference. Join program coordinators, educators, service providers, and other colleagues in Atlanta, Georgia on November 2-5, 2013 to learn best practices for educating homeless children and youth.
March 26, 2013: The Board of Directors of the National Coalition for the Homeless announced today that it is seeking a dynamic, motivated, and innovative Executive Director to maintain and enhance the Coalition’s role as a national leader in working to prevent and end homelessness.
February 12, 2013: NCH Executive Director, Neil Donovan, defends one-to-one giving on WBUR 90.9 FM's Here & Now segment "Is Change in a Cup the Best Way to Help the Homeless?"
December 21, 2012: NCH's new report,Hate Crimes against the Homeless: The Brutality of Violence Unveiled details the most recent research on instances of bias-motivated attacks on people who are unhoused.
December 21, 2012: Join us in remembering our friends and neighbors who have passed away while without a home. Find an event in your city or learn more about the 23rd Annual Homeless Persons' Memorial Day and how you can participate.
November 27, 2012: In honor of #GivingTuesday NCH Member and Author, Jay Levy, has pledged to donate 100% of the proceeds from his books that reflect on homeless issues from November 27, 2012 - December 31, 2012.
November 10 - 18, 2012: National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week is upon us! Thousands of you will be taking part in changing the way we view homelessness. If you are not organizing an event, click here to find one in your area, or to read more about how you can be involved.
November 9, 2012: Today the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released its Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Continuum of Care (CoC) Program competition. CoC Collaborative Applicants and Project Applicants may now submit applications for funding in e-snaps. The competition will close at 7:59:59 p.m. EST on Friday, January 18, 2013.
September 30 - October 6, 2012, is National Homeless and Low-Income Voter Registration Week. NCH member across the country to hold registration drives, candidate or and voter education forums.
July 31, 2012: Interim CoC Regulations for HEARTH Published in Federal Register. The Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing Act of 2009 (HEARTH), consolidates three of the separate homeless assistance programs administered by HUD under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act into a single grant program 1) Supportive Housing program, 2) Shelter Plus Care and 3) Moderate Rehabilitation/Single Room Occupancy, and revises the Emergency Shelter Grants program and renames it the Emergency Solutions Grants program.
The HEARTH Act codifies in law the Continuum of Care planning process, a longstanding part of HUD's application process to assist homeless persons by providing greater coordination in responding to their needs. The HEARTH Act also directs HUD to disseminate regulations for these new programs and processes. See the Federal Register for more.
July 25, 2012: Come listen to 4 members of our Speaker's Bureau share their stories at our event Can You Hear Us? at 6pm on 23rd and P.