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President Obama's Federal Strategic Plan to End Homelessness (updated)
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Edited on Wed Feb-16-11 12:17 AM by ProSense
June 2010: National Alliance to End Homelessness Responds to the Federal Strategic Plan to End Homelessness


We welcome this first-ever, comprehensive federal commitment to end homelessness. The plan has a timeframe and clear, measurable national goals; these will help to drive an organized and committed federal response, said Nan Roman, President of the National Alliance to End Homelessness.


The Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness (PDF)

On June 22, 2010, the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) unveiled the nations first‐ever comprehensive federal strategic plan to prevent and end homelessness. Opening Doors: The Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness serves as a roadmap for joint action by the 19 USICH member agencies. The Plan is focused on four key goals:

  • Finish the job of ending chronic homelessness in five years;

  • Prevent and end homelessness among Veterans in five years;

  • Prevent and end homelessness for families, youth, and children in ten years; and

  • Set a path to ending all types of homelessness.

The President's 2012 budget provides $2.5 billion in funding:

Fund the Strategic Plan to End Homelessness. The Budget includes over $2.5 billion in HUD funds to make progress toward the goals of the Federal Strategic Plan to End Homelessness, which was released by the President in June 2010...

Updated to add: Interagency Council on Homelessness

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  -President Obama's Federal Strategic Plan to End Homelessness (updated) ProSense  Feb-16-11 12:04 AM   #0 
  - sign me up  handmade34   Feb-16-11 12:11 AM   #1 
  - Kick!  ProSense   Feb-16-11 12:19 AM   #2 
  - So the plan is to end homelessness by ending homelessness?  laconicsax   Feb-16-11 12:20 AM   #3 
  - Is he going to confiscate McMansions and hand them out?  lonestarnot   Feb-16-11 12:22 AM   #4 
  - I don't think anyone cares.  ProSense   Feb-16-11 12:32 AM   #8 
     - Yes people do care damn it!  lonestarnot   Feb-16-11 07:53 PM   #65 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Feb-16-11 12:26 AM   #5 
  - Simple, require them to purchase a home ;) (nt)  The Straight Story   Feb-16-11 12:27 AM   #6 
  - Such compassion for the homeless. n/t  ProSense   Feb-16-11 12:31 AM   #7 
     - I was paraphrasing Obama: Forcing Uninsured to Buy Insurance Is Like Forcing Homeless to Buy Homes  The Straight Story   Feb-16-11 12:37 AM   #9 
        - That obviously isn't the plan. n/t  ProSense   Feb-16-11 12:53 AM   #10 
        - I am still not sure what the plan is. More conferences? Like no one has studied it before?  The Straight Story   Feb-16-11 01:04 AM   #11 
        - Why not?  girl gone mad   Feb-16-11 01:04 AM   #12 
        - No  ProSense   Feb-16-11 01:09 AM   #13 
        - It obviously wasn't the plan with HCR either...  laconicsax   Feb-16-11 01:44 AM   #14 
           - The plan with HCR  ProSense   Feb-16-11 01:50 AM   #16 
              - So was the President lying when he said that he was against mandates?  laconicsax   Feb-16-11 01:56 AM   #20 
                 - Have no idea, but the OP is about homelessness.  ProSense   Feb-16-11 01:58 AM   #21 
                    - What a weak dodge.  laconicsax   Feb-16-11 02:18 AM   #23 
                    - This is still not a thread about health care.  ProSense   Feb-16-11 02:21 AM   #25 
                       - You're right, this is a thread about homelessness.  laconicsax   Feb-16-11 04:02 PM   #60 
                    - But this sub-thread certainly is about HCR.  Ignis   Feb-17-11 12:31 PM   #67 
        - And then he went ahead and forced them to buy insurance!  sabrina 1   Feb-16-11 01:51 AM   #17 
           - "At least but Bush you knew he probably had no clue what he was doing or why."  ProSense   Feb-16-11 01:56 AM   #19 
              - It was Obama who made the connection between homelessness  sabrina 1   Feb-16-11 02:11 AM   #22 
                 - What's your point?  ProSense   Feb-16-11 02:23 AM   #26 
                 - It makes the same amount of sense.  girl gone mad   Feb-16-11 03:14 AM   #28 
                 - No, but I'd like him to make sure that IF the homeless find  sabrina 1   Feb-16-11 12:25 PM   #33 
                 - Well he said a LOT of things  Autumn   Feb-16-11 01:53 PM   #50 
  - Nancy Reagan had a plan to end homelessness  iwillalwayswonderwhy   Feb-16-11 01:47 AM   #15 
  - You're right  ProSense   Feb-16-11 01:53 AM   #18 
     - You don't get it, do you? Once someone loses the trust of the people  sabrina 1   Feb-16-11 02:18 AM   #24 
        - I get it, you don't support the President  ProSense   Feb-16-11 02:29 AM   #27 
           - Exactly as I thought, you don't get it.  sabrina 1   Feb-16-11 12:32 PM   #37 
              - "'you don't support the president'. What does that mean??" It means,  ProSense   Feb-16-11 01:27 PM   #45 
                 - I'm puzzled. So, are you saying that no matter how  sabrina 1   Feb-16-11 01:36 PM   #47 
                    - What?  ProSense   Feb-16-11 01:53 PM   #49 
                       - It's quite clear what I said and did not say.  sabrina 1   Feb-16-11 02:20 PM   #53 
                          - No,  ProSense   Feb-16-11 02:25 PM   #55 
                             - What was your perspective on Offshore Drilling?  sabrina 1   Feb-16-11 03:29 PM   #59 
                                - "I can supply quotes from this president as a candidate on that topic" My  ProSense   Feb-16-11 04:29 PM   #62 
  - Bush also had a 10-year plan to end homelessness. You can see how well it worked.  Hannah Bell   Feb-16-11 04:30 AM   #29 
  - President Obama is not Bush.  ProSense   Feb-16-11 11:16 AM   #30 
     - it's not supposed to succeed. there's no fucking mystery about how to end homelessness.  Hannah Bell   Feb-16-11 11:47 AM   #32 
        - Who said it's mysterious?  ProSense   Feb-16-11 12:30 PM   #35 
  - Awesome. They should call it the "Pull yourself up by your bootstraps initiative".  EOTE   Feb-16-11 11:45 AM   #31 
  - Where is anything like that remotely implied?  ProSense   Feb-16-11 12:28 PM   #34 
  - Positive action from Obama doesn't fit the meme of some...  JuniperLea   Feb-16-11 12:31 PM   #36 
  - And Obama had so much positive action for the poor so far.  EOTE   Feb-16-11 12:40 PM   #39 
  - That's not action, that's words.  blindpig   Feb-16-11 02:02 PM   #51 
  - I think it's likely to be complete bullshit like all his other talk of assisting the poor.  EOTE   Feb-16-11 12:38 PM   #38 
  - Oh bullshit. I owe my new job to this initiative.  Bobbie Jo   Feb-16-11 12:40 PM   #40 
     - And how is that proof the program is working?  EOTE   Feb-16-11 12:44 PM   #41 
        - I'll let you know after it starts next month  Bobbie Jo   Feb-16-11 01:04 PM   #43 
           - Yep, I'll just take this administration's word for it.  EOTE   Feb-16-11 01:21 PM   #44 
           - Yeah...that's what I thought.  Bobbie Jo   Feb-16-11 01:27 PM   #46 
           - Please do.  LiberalAndProud   Feb-16-11 02:17 PM   #52 
              - Thank you.  Bobbie Jo   Feb-16-11 02:53 PM   #57 
  - I'll file the reactions to this OP under "some DUers are now  sufrommich   Feb-16-11 12:47 PM   #42 
  - Here's how I would file it:  sabrina 1   Feb-16-11 02:23 PM   #54 
  - Was it growing up politically...  JuniperLea   Feb-16-11 02:54 PM   #58 
     - Yup, the outrage may be the cause of the omission from the budget  TheKentuckian   Feb-16-11 04:13 PM   #61 
        - Oh please...  JuniperLea   Feb-16-11 05:08 PM   #64 
           - Walk it back for what? That is a minimum level of fear a politician should have about cutting Social  TheKentuckian   Feb-17-11 11:59 AM   #66 
  - Officially...  JuniperLea   Feb-16-11 02:52 PM   #56 
  - Thanks.  Scurrilous   Feb-16-11 01:50 PM   #48 
  - What's the homeless situation in Socialist countries?  lunatica   Feb-16-11 04:58 PM   #63 

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