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COVID-19 and Homelessness

COVID-19 and Homelessness By: Dr. Ben King and Sam BaldazoThis article was originally posted and sourced from The Medical Care Blog. Our neighbors who are experiencing homelessness during this SARS-COV-2 pandemic are facing unique risks and extreme hardships. In the corner of American society almost defined by economic and racial disparities, COVID-19 has compounded and taken Read More »

Texas Homeless Network’s Letter to the Governor in response to COVID-19

March 20, 2020 To: Governor Greg Abbott, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, Speaker Dennis Bonnen We applaud the Texas Supreme Court’s recent decisive actions to protect Texans by halting some evictions as we deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. We share your desire to protect those most vulnerable and most likely to experience dire health and economic Read More »

Texas CoC Leads Letter to the Governor

Our collective response to the State of Texas/Governor’s interventions regarding homelessness in Austin: Overview Bullet Points: The state of Texas and the Governor’s office recently created a sanctioned encampment on state land in Austin, TX for people experiencing unsheltered homelessness. The given explanation for the State’s intervention was to protect Texans, but for this to Read More »

THN and Partners Release Statement on Homelessness in Texas

September 4, 2019 For Immediate Release THN and Partners Release Statement on Homelessness in Texas Texas Homeless Network (THN), along with partners across the state, is releasing this statement in response to recent comments in the press by Texas political leaders regarding homelessness. We appreciate the attention our leaders are bringing to this issue. Awareness Read More »

Meet THN Team Member Mollie Lund

Mollie Lund joined THN as the ESG & SSVF Performance Coordinator in November of 2018. Mollie supports Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program recipients and sub-recipients and Supportive Service for Veterans Families (SSVF) recipients in the Texas Balance of State Continuum of Care. Mollie evaluates outcomes of ESG-funded and SSVF-funded projects and provides technical assistance, education Read More »

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