Tag Archives: HMIS

Special Challenges Among Homeless Veterans

Veteran Homelessness: A National Disgrace Shaun Donovan, the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and the former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development stated in a recent blog post that the rate of homelessness among our nation’s veterans ranks as a “national disgrace.” Veterans of U.S. military service are disproportionately …

Homeless Management Information System – Time for an Upgrade?

A recent news story focused on the struggles of a nonprofit trying to help the homeless in St. Augustine, Florida. Despite having funding, they were struggling to serve their clients. They found that the combination of the highly specific nature of HUD funding and the scarcity of housing in the area is making providing housing to those who need it a …

Secure Funding for Transitional Housing Programs

Need Funding for Transitional Housing Programs? Strategies That Deliver Results Safe housing is one of the most basic needs, right next to food, water and clothing. But, for many vulnerable populations, like survivors of abuse, recovering addicts, and ex-prisoners, providing transitional and emergency housing often requires more than just four walls …