Ending Homelessness

Houston Effectively Ends Veteran Homelessness!

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June 5, 2015 Houston Effectively Ends Veteran Homelessness Becomes Largest City in the Nation to Create System to House any Homeless Veteran Houston, Texas (June 1, 2015) – Mayor Annise Parker announced that Houston has effectively ended veteran homelessness. Over 35 local agencies collaborated to build a nationally-recognized response system that has housed over 3,650 […]

Ending Homelessness

Finding The Way Home

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By Loretta Randolph, Coordinated Access Housing Assessor/Navigator, THE BEACON Ms. Green first experienced homelessness and visited THE BEACON in 2012. For most of her adult life she has struggled with her mental health diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia. Often, Ms. Green would self-medicate or even refuse to accept her condition and drift around Houston’s downtown area. […]

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VA Partnerships Showcase

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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs On November 18, 2014, VA hosted three Google+ Hangouts. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hosted another “Partnerships Showcase” on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. This event showcased three public-private partnership (P3) presentations on ways the Department is working to reduce and address homelessness among our Veterans and their […]

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Houston Housing Authority Wins Multiple Awards

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The Texas Chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) awarded the Houston Housing Authority (HHA) the following awards in April of this year: Media Recognition, Best Newsletter, Best Other Publications, Resident of the Year, and Member of the Year. Texas NAHRO is an organization that promotes quality affordable housing and sustainable […]