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Youth Homelessness

Los Angeles Leaders Aim to Prevent “Housing Cliff” for 1,100 Aging Out of Foster Care Dec. 31

11/9/2021

Advocates Want More Done For New York City’s Thousands of Homeless Students

A report released Monday by Advocates for Children of New York found that more than 101,000 New York City students were homeless during the 2020-21 academic year.

California Gets $37 Million in Federal Funds to Improve Housing Options, Services for Homeless Youth

11/3/2021

California Gets $37 Million in Federal Funds to Improve Housing Options, Services for Homeless Youth

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded four California communities a combined $37 million to combat youth homelessness.

11/1/2021

Team Behind HUD Initiative Assisting Transition-Age Youth Wins Federal Service “Sammie” Award

Employees with the Housing and Urban Development's Office of Public and Indian Housing won an award for an initiative helping transition-age youth.

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Feds Award Youth Homelessness Grants Nationwide

10/26/2021

Feds Award Youth Homelessness Grants to Communities Nationwide

More than $140 million in competitive federal grants will help combat youth homelessness in 33 communities across the United States.

Those who have faced housing insecurity sound off on what it's like, and what resources are needed.

8/2/2021

Housing Insecurity on the Olympic Peninsula

Those who have faced housing insecurity or served the population sound off on what it's like, and what resources are needed to address the issue in Washington.

6/16/2021

Funding, Policies for Washington’s Homeless Youth Are Not Sufficient

Young people are our most precious and vulnerable asset, and should be treated accordingly. Washington state should invest more to make that happen and remove barriers for homeless youth.

5/9/2021

Youth-Led Group Builds Tiny Home Village to Fight California’s Homelessness Crisis

The art-drenched village for 18-23 year olds features 26 tiny homes and two large yurts that serve as a communal living room and kitchen.

colorful drawing of two sad people leaving a house that is crossed out

5/6/2021

Resuming Evictions Could Land Kids in Foster Care, Experts Say

A federal judge in Washington has struck down a national policy that prevented countless evictions during the coronavirus pandemic – a move that advocates worry could push vulnerable families and youth into homelessness, and potentially into the foster care system as well.

4/8/2021

State Homeless Programs Underserve California Youth, Report Says

Homelessness is a huge black eye on the face of California, and youth homelessness is an oft-overlooked aspect of the scourge, according to a new report from John Burton Advocates for Youth.