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What are HPRP Funds?

Click here for information on and resources to Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-housing Program Funding (HPRP).
As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan of 2009, Congress and President Obama included funds for homelessness prevention and rapid re-housing activities. These funds have become known as the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-housing Program (HPRP). These funds are designed to assist people who are at risk of becoming homeless and/or persons currently...

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Project Homeless Connect matches guests with volunteers in a one-of-a-kind partnership to assist chronically homeless adults connect to as many on-site services as possible in one day.
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Preliminary results published in February 2012 revealed that 1,040 people in the region are experiencing homelessness which reflects a 10% decrease from the peak in January 2009.
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Preliminary results published in February revealed that 1,040 people in the region are experiencing homelessness which reflects a 10% decrease from the peak in January 2009. Programs providing permanent supportive housing and outreach services have contributed to a 21% decrease in the number of people living on the streets in the region since the peak in...

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National Homeless Persons' Memorial Day

Each year since 1990, on or near the first day of winter and the longest night of the year, the National Coalition for the Homeless (NCH) has sponsored National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day to bring attention to the tragedy of homelessness and to remember our homeless friends who have passed away while seeking services.

This year Homeward will host a memorial service on Friday, December 20, 2013 at 4:00 p.m., the first day of winter and the longest night of the year, to...

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