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Action Alert: Stop HUD’s Proposed Anti-Transgender Shelter Rule

Take Action: Help Stop HUD’s Proposed Anti-Transgender Rule Last week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) opened public comment on the proposed change that seeks to reverse the protections created by the 2016 Equal Access Rule. The proposed modification would allow discrimination against transgender people seeking access to shelter through HUD-funded services by Read More »

THN’s Response to HUD’s Proposed Change to Equal Access

THN’s Response to HUD’s Proposed Change to Equal Access On July 1st, 2020 the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued a press release announcing the essential reversal of the 2016 Equal Access Rule. The proposed modification would allow discrimination against transgender people seeking access to shelter through HUD-funded services by returning decision-making Read More »

Let’s Queer Some Things Up: Census 2020

Let’s Queer Some Things Up: Census 2020 Post by: THN Staff, Kyra Henderson Let’s queer some things up here: Every ten years the federal government mandates individuals and families in the U.S. to participate in the Decennial Census. The data contributes to the redrawing of district lines, distributing representative seats, and determining funding for social Read More »

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

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 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 »

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