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The Homeless Children and Youth Act (HCYA): Assessing Vulnerability

In January, The National Network to End Family Homelessness highlighted how the HCYA aligns the US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) definition of homelessness with provider experience, data, and research. We also looked at how the HCYA impacts your work as a provider[1]. This month, we focus on the issue of vulnerability and [...]

By |2018-05-14T14:22:24+00:00May 14th, 2018|Policy Alerts|0 Comments

HCYA

    The Homeless Children and Youth Act (HCYA) of 2017 Last week, we sent out information about how the HCYA aligns HUD’s definition with provider experience, data, and research. In this brief, we look more closely at how HYCA impacts your work as a provider. HYCA: A More Accurate Definition of Homelessness HUD’s current [...]

By |2018-04-03T14:25:59+00:00March 28th, 2018|Policy Alerts|0 Comments

Homeless Children and Youth Act (HCYA) of 2017

    Homeless Children and Youth Act (HCYA) of 2017 This brief takes an introductory look at the Homeless Children and Youth Act of 2017 (HCYA), focusing on how the legislation aligns HUD’s definition of homelessness with the experience of families. Next week, we’ll send a second brief with more details of how the HCYA would [...]

By |2018-04-10T22:50:42+00:00March 28th, 2018|Policy Alerts|0 Comments

SchoolHouse Connection Opens Its Doors

SchoolHouse Connection is a newly launched national organization promoting success for children and youth experiencing homelessness. The new non-profit was founded by Barbara Duffield and Patricia Julianelle, two of the nation’s leading experts on children and youth experiencing homelessness. SchoolHouse Connection (SHC) develops and facilitates solutions by leveraging partnerships with early care and education professionals, service providers, [...]

By |2018-03-13T18:00:34+00:00April 26th, 2017|Policy Alerts|0 Comments