What’s Trending This Week?

September 27, 2022 | National News

Pandemic hotel housing programs are ending, leaving many with no place to go  Hotel programs across the country that once served their city’s unhoused community as an alternative to shelters during the COVID-19 pandemic have begun closing their doors. Recently, a hotel leased by the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless …

Belk’s Donations to Family Promise Top $3.1 Million in Support of Children and Families Experiencing Homelessness

September 7, 2022 | National News, Press Releases

The southern department store became the nonprofit’s leading active funder after a $360,000 donation from its spring Charity Day Sale. SUMMIT, NJ, SEPTEMBER 7, 2022– Southern department store, Belk, raised more than $360,000 during the company’s 2022 spring Charity Day Sale in support of Family Promise Affiliates and their work …

Housing In the News

September 6, 2022 | National News

Evictions back to pre-pandemic levels as advocates take on abusive practices and rents continue climbing   Evictions have returned to pre-pandemic levels, and have in some places eclipsed that amount, in the year that’s followed the Supreme Court’s striking down eviction moratorium from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. While …

Family Promise Announces New Board Member Lori Winkler

August 25, 2022 | National News, Press Releases

SUMMIT, NJ, AUGUST 25, 2022— Family Promise, the leading national nonprofit working to prevent and end family homelessness, today announced the appointment of Lori Winkler to the organization’s board of trustees.  “We are honored to welcome Lori to the established group of community leaders and professionals that make up our …

What’s Trending This Week?

August 23, 2022 | National News

New homes needed by the millions as inflation adds to lack of affordable construction The housing crisis continues to feel the impacts of the lag in new home construction that began during the 2008 market crash. Recent data from reveals the need to build new homes by the millions …

Trending This Week

August 9, 2022 | National News

New York Searches for Common Ground in Seeking Housing Solutions Steadily rising costs, zoning restrictions, and disagreements between local and state politicians continue to inflame the depleted housing supply and lack of affordable options in New York City. As Mayor Eric Adam’s has pledged $22 billion toward affordable housing over …

Clayton® and Family Promise Redefine How Corporations Help Prevent Family Homelessness

August 4, 2022 | National News, Press Releases

MARYVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 4, 2022– Clayton, a national home builder, and Family Promise, the nation’s leading nonprofit addressing family homelessness, have expanded their partnership strategy, changing the way corporations are helping fight family homelessness. In 2018, Clayton and Family Promise partnered to donate one off-site built home to a family facing housing insecurity. …

In the News This Week

August 1, 2022 | National News

The Worsening Housing Crisis Once considered a crisis only for coastal cities, housing shortages have now become a nationwide issue. Behind the pace of household formation, a study completed by Up for Growth has estimated the United States is short 3.8 million housing units. Affected by factors like pandemic-driven home …

Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers Announces Departure

July 29, 2022 | National News

We have important news to share with our community: our CEO, Claas Ehlers, has accepted a new position as CEO of the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement and will be leaving Family Promise. Founded by a mother who lost her son in the Sandy Hook massacre, Choose Love, like Family …

Family Promise CEO Statement on Birmingham Church Shooting

June 17, 2022 | National News

A statement from Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers: Early this morning I received a text from the executive director of our Affiliate in Birmingham, Alabama. The latest shooting to become national news had taken place at a church that is in their network, a congregation that has hosted families, shared …

Family Promise Launches Leadership Academy Training Programs for Affiliate Staff and Board Members

Each Leadership Academy curriculum will offer skill-based courses to ensure various roles such as Case Managers, Executive Directors, and Development Staff master the proficiencies necessary for success in a Family Promise Affiliate. SUMMIT, NJ, JUNE 6, 2022 – Family Promise, the leading national nonprofit working to prevent and end family …

A Statement from Family Promise’s Racial Justice Council on the Buffalo Shooting

May 17, 2022 | National News

Family Promise’s Racial Justice Council recently released the following statement, on behalf of the Family Promise network, addressing the mass shooting and hate crime in Buffalo, NY. The horrific mass shooting in Buffalo, NY over the weekend was a hate crime on the Black community. The gunman made it known–through his …