2015 Bright Idea
Winners:
US Department of Housing and Urban Development and the US Department of Veterans Affairs
2015
Publication:
Innovations in American Government Awards
Jurisdiction:
Federal

The Homelessness Analytics Initiative—a collaboration between the US Department of Veterans Affairs and the US Department of Housing and Urban Development—is intended to provide users with access to national, state, and local information about homelessness among the general population and veterans, risk and protective factors for homelessness, services, and resources. The aim of the initiative is to empower communities, organizations, and individuals with critical information on trends in homelessness and services in place to prevent and intervene in situations of homelessness.