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The National Coalition for the Homeless is a broad network of individuals & organizations united by a commitment to ending homelessness.

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Protesters demand sweeping overhaul of nation’s voting rights laws, policies to address poverty, ecological devasta… Is Hoarding Money Meant for Poor Families ready, the 20th Anniversary Homeless Marathon Radio show will be on air June 12th! More… in U.S. can't afford middle-class basics, we could feed every single homeless veteran for the cost of a military parade in DC: Diego continues to dehumanize those sleeping outdoors, in efforts just to make homelessness less visible.… half of US families can't afford basics like rent and food country as wealthy as the United States should make affordable housing a right Austin's Homeless Will Reduce Road Deaths, But That Will Require A Big Investment
1 In 10 College Students In Mass. Are Homeless. More Are Hungry. It's Past Time We Recognize Their Reality Laws ‘Criminalize’ Poverty, says Colorado Study"Tabitha's story illustrates the devastating and tragic consequences of Miami's criminalization of homelessness," definitely need more emergency shelter, but this will not be a permanent solution. Low-cost housing, and helping… @lafoundation @bmaryman Such a powerful presentation. Thanks @HomeLandLab !!Affordable housing is disappearing: of the week from @NLIHC: On average, non-elderly households leave HUD-assisted housing after 4-5 years.…
Retweeted by National HomelessThe #PatientDumping has to stop! This is not the way to treat our fellow human beings. "Homeless woman found in sho…
Youth who age out of foster care are some of our most vulnerable community members news: House fails to pass the terrible Farm Bill. Let's keep up the pressure to allow greater access to he… year, there were over 11,000 unsheltered women in L.A. We agree with @tillmel & #shedoes—all of them deserve s…
Retweeted by National Homeless Insists Making Poor People Work Lifts Them Up. Where’s the Proof?
The House must vote down farm bill with unfair cuts to SNAP latest #TBT post explores how our mental health policy has changed over the years: in Windsor Are Seizing Homeless People’s Belongings Before the Royal Wedding Don’t People Who Can’t Afford Housing Just Move Where It’s Cheaper? Farm Bill’s SNAP Changes Are a Bad Deal for States and Low-Income Households
2018"While development and businesses are doing very well, people at lower incomes are not, because their wages aren't… @collectivlunacy The Faces of Homelessness Manual should download correctly (if a little slow) as well! Thanks agai… House is going to vote soon on a #FarmBill that would take away SNAP (food stamps) from moms like Sandy. Listen…"It was a ridiculous notion ... in suggesting people are moved on. You cannot do that, it's against people's human… @collectivlunacy Think we fixed it! @LennieYancey @NLCHPhomeless Here is the direct link: need to build the equivalent of another city to house 58,000 homeless. @fairbudgetdc: All at large candidates support adding homelessness as a protected class and ensuring that The Of… now to protect SNAP - don't let our legislators take food off the plates of children!“Everything that a homeless person needs to do to stay alive can be connected to a crime... So people are left with… commissioner taking it to the streets in Broward Co, FL. We need more of this!!
The Harmful Consequences of Work Requirements and Other Obstacles on Children and Families @First_Focus @martincizmar Great job on the article about Steven Long!Congress Should Increase HUD Funding in 2019 to Prevent Voucher Cuts, Help Children Escape Poverty proud to be celebrating 10 years of homeless leadership by the People for Fairness Coalition! Ben Carson doesn't get about Poverty: @TalkPovertyWe created poverty. Algorithms won't make that go away now for our upcoming National Forum on the Human Right to Housing! Wednesday, June 27th, hosted at the…
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"Seven Days on a Mat" is NOT an alternative to a tent on the sidewalk. Stop the Sweeps! is looking to allow accessory units - allowing home owners to allow others to live on their property. you, or your community been affected by the natural disasters last year? Please share you story: has already moved to relax rules meant to promote fair housing, and is looking to soon take public comments on… New #PoorPeoplesCampaign kicks off today, with actions in over 30 states. Join now: More Complete Look at SNAP and Work #HandOffSNAP