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Ann Marie Oliva, director of HUD's Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS) wrote that "giving priority to the chronically homeless within the New Orleans continuum of care "has made a tremendous impact on reducing the number of chronically homeless persons in their continuum." Stacy Horn...

We’ve housed 85!!!   Check out the latest "200 Homes in 100 Days" newsletter here. The 200 Homes in 100 Days Campaign is an effort to house 200 chronically homeless people in Orleans and Jefferson parishes by September 1.    ...

  UNITY's Laniker Hunter and Brandi Gaines-Girard hand out blankets and ferry homeless people to shelters, on a recent freeze night as reported on WWL TV by Monica Hernandez: Watch it here, as UNITY takes to the streets.  ...

[caption id="attachment_2132" align="aligncenter" width="258"] A newly empty doorway, where oneof UNITY's clients used to sleep.[/caption] By Mike Miller, UNITY’s director of supportive-housing placement There is one simple vindication for all the daily frustrations of being an outreach worker -- the disjointed, the systems of broken systems,...

                               By Mike Miller, UNITY's director of supportive-housing placementSometimes I have trouble explaining what I do for a living.  When I say I work with the homeless, people often search for an appropriate response. Usually I get: “So what exactly does that mean?” Or sometimes:  “Some people don’t...