Summer is No Vacation for Families Facing Homelessness 

July 10, 2023 | News

As the dog days of summer approach and temperatures soar, so do the number of families experiencing homelessness in the U.S. Shelters see great need in winter when people seek protection from the elements. What may come as a surprise, however, is the spike in homelessness – known in the …

The Latest in Housing News

April 10, 2023 | News

More than half of millennials now own a home, according to recent report  According to a recent report from RentCafe, more millennials now own their home than rent. The analysis details just more than half of millennials, or Gen Y – those born between 1981 and 1996 – are now …

What’s Trending in Housing News?

February 3, 2023 | News

Animal shelter reunites owner with pet after owner became homeless  Not the least affected by the lack of affordable homes and rising costs for housing are pet owners. In January, a 4-year-old German Shepherd-Great Pyrenees mix named Lilo was found in Chattanooga, TN with a note attached to her collar …

Family Promise Featured By NPR: Two Single Moms Overcome Homelessness

December 7, 2021 | News

This week, NPR published a story highlighting the United States’ affordable housing crisis and its direct link to family homelessness. Families made up about 30% of the homeless population in 2020, and a large portion of those families are led by single mothers who must secure housing and employment all …

10 Stats That Showcase the Intersectionality of Homelessness

November 2, 2021 | News

Acknowledging the complex and multifaceted nature of homelessness is a necessary step in finding its solution. At Family Promise, we recognize the many areas of social justice that overlap with the issue of family homelessness and incorporate them in our approach. Family Promise has been, and will continue to be, vocal on topics regarding racial justice, disability justice, LGBTQ+ rights, gender equality, and other societal challenges …

Analysis Shows the Impact of Family Promise’s Holistic, Client-Centered Approach

July 21, 2021 | News

A message from Family Promise CEO, Claas Ehlers, on our recent third-party evaluation report: Family Promise has been working with the Stand Together Foundation as part of a cohort of organizations addressing poverty, incarceration, racial justice, and homelessness. As part of this effort, we were able to have an independent …

Charity Navigator Includes Family Promise on Eviction Moratorium Hot Topic

June 29, 2021 | News

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced a final extension of the federal eviction moratorium. The eviction moratorium is now slated to end on July 31st. More than 6 million Americans are currently behind on rent and at risk of losing housing at the end of July. …

Eviction Moratorium Extended Until July 31st

June 28, 2021 | News

After a month of uncertainty surrounding the end of the federal eviction moratorium, which was scheduled for June 30th, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced an extension of the protective measure until July 31st. The extension is welcome news to the more than six million Americans …

A Couch is Not a Home: Where the Hidden Homeless Get Housing Vouchers

June 17, 2021 | News

Photo: The Christian Science Monitor Family Promise Featured in The Christian Science Monitor Earlier this month The Christian Science Monitor published an article on families who live “doubled-up,” or sheltered in other people’s homes. The article details how, although this group makes up the majority of families experiencing homelessness, it is …

Unemployed in America: ‘It’s Gotten So Much More Expensive to Be Homeless.’

May 28, 2021 | News

Family Promise Featured in Esquire and Yahoo! Lifestyle This week, Esquire and Yahoo! Lifestyle published an article telling the story of Latrish Oseko and her daughter Ka’laya. Latrish, of Wilmington, DE, found herself facing unemployment and homelessness after the pandemic caused her employer to end her contract. Her landlord decided …

Family Promise and Cailini Coastal Partnership Featured in Southbay

May 27, 2021 | News

Meg Young Creates an Online Home Décor Shop Dedicated to a Nonprofit That Supports Families Experiencing Homelessness Below is an article that was originally featured in Southbay. The article highlights the partnership between Family Promise & Cailini Coastal.  To view the original click here. East Coast transplants Meg Young and …