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Coalition for the Homeless

Houston Leaders to Release Homeless Federal Report Thursday

Coalition for the Homeless Presser Begins 10 a.m., 1414 Congress

WHAT:

The results of the 2014 Point-In-Time Homeless Count, conducted on Jan. 30, 2014, will be publicly released and discussed Thursday. The Coalition for the Homeless of Houston and Harris County organized the count, along with the support of the University of Texas’ School of Public Health and the Houston Department of Health and Human Services. The federal government requires the annual count as it relates to the funding received at the local level through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). An Executive Summary of the results will be provided at the event.

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WHEN:         

10 a.m., Thursday, May 29, 2014

WHERE:       

1414 Congress (New Hope Housing). 1414 Congress Street, in the private Courtyard, Houston, TX 77002

WHO:            

WHY:

The Homeless Count is a requirement of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the local Continuum of Care (CoC) funding process. More than 500 volunteers trained by the Coalition annually dispatch from 10 staging points across the greater Houston area to count individuals, veterans, families and young people that live on the streets. For more information about the Coalition’s and the CoC’s efforts, visit www.homelesshouston.org.

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For more information and to arrange post-announcement interviews, please contact:

Jennifer Evans                                 OR                              Erica Holloway

jen@jlevans.com                                                                 Erica@galvanizedstrategies.com

(832) 692-7615                                                                     (619) 796-1651

 

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