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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

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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.

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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.
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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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