Tag: "PIT 2011"

Navigator of the Month!

Navigator of the Month!

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Check out our Navigator of the Month! Each Navigator is tasked with housing veteran clients within 30 days of encountering them on the streets or in shelters… Jamal is housing his clients within an average of 14 days!!   Name: Jamal Perkins   Agency/Position/How long? I work for START Corporation Supportive Services for Veteran Families, […]

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Answering The Challenge: Ending Veteran Homelessness in New Orleans

Answering The Challenge: Ending Veteran Homelessness in New Orleans

| March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Mayor Mitch Landrieu embraced the challenge for New Orleans to become the first city in the Nation to end veteran homelessness — a year ahead of the rest of the country. Check out this informational flier describing how it was done and learn out New Orleans success! Click the picture or here for the entire […]

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2015 POINT IN TIME COUNT VOLUNTEER SIGN UP

2015 POINT IN TIME COUNT VOLUNTEER SIGN UP

| December 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Volunteer registration for the 2015 Point In Time count has begun and will end on Monday, January 16, 2015. WE NEED YOU! The Point In Time Count is not possible without your time and commitment. Every year, UNITY of Greater New Orleans, as the lead agency for the New Orleans/Jefferson Parish Continuum of Care, conducts […]

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UNITY Celebrates Release of New Orleans' 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness

UNITY Celebrates Release of New Orleans’ 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness

| November 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

 UNITY of Greater New Orleans celebrates the release of Mayor Landrieu’s 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness, which UNITY, by virtue of its longstanding role as lead agency for the homeless Continuum of Care and administrator of collaborative grants for permanent and transitional housing and services, will play a large role in helping to implement. At […]

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Homelessness in New Orleans: The Big Picture

Homelessness in New Orleans: The Big Picture

| July 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

Homelessness in New Orleans remains a pervasive crisis in our community.  There are 9,165 persons meeting the HUD definition of homelessness in New Orleans and Jefferson Parish on any given night.  This report provides an in-depth analysis of homelessness in our community, including factors leading to increased homelessness, current efforts aimed at reducing and ending […]

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UNITY Releases Point In Time Report: Homelessness in Greater New Orleans

UNITY Releases Point In Time Report: Homelessness in Greater New Orleans

| June 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Homelessness remains a daunting problem in New Orleans and Jefferson Parish, 5 1/2 years after the nation’s largest housing disaster when the levees failed following Hurricane Katrina in August 2005.  Despite the fact that the city of New Orleans has only about 80% of its pre-Katrina population, 9,165 persons now meet the HUD definitiion of […]

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The Times-Picayune: Homeless Population in New Orleans Rises 70 Percent since Hurricane Katrina

The Times-Picayune: Homeless Population in New Orleans Rises 70 Percent since Hurricane Katrina

| June 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Published: Thursday, June 02, 2011, 9:45 PM By Katy Reckdahl, The Times-Picayune The homeless population in Orleans and Jefferson parishes stands at 9,200, 70 percent higher than before Hurricane Katrina, with the largest share of people living in abandoned buildings, according to counts and estimates released Thursday by UNITY of Greater New Orleans, a collaborative […]

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WWLTV: UNITY Combats Homeless Problem in New Orleans

| June 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Jill Hezeau / Eyewitness News The numbers are staggering: Officials with the organization UNITY of Greater New Orleans reported the city has one of the highest homeless rates in the country. Since Hurricane Katrina, the number of people homeless in Orleans and Jefferson parishes has increased by 70 percent. UNITY introduced four initiatives Thursday to […]

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Fox 8 News: Numbers Show Homeless Problem is Getting Better

Fox 8 News: Numbers Show Homeless Problem is Getting Better

| June 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

New Orleans – Some major progress when it comes to getting a hold on the homeless crisis in New Orleans and Jefferson Parish. Numbers released this morning by the organization, UNITY of Greater New Orleans, show the area is making headway tackling the post Katrina epidemic. Since the organization did its last study in 2009, the homeless […]

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