The Council in the News

Read below for recent stories involving the National HCH Council or its research.


Brunswick Shelter to Hold Annual Vigil for Homeless

The Forecaster
December 12, 2018

Community’s Homeless Population Tells About Its Struggles

Mohave Valley Daily News
December 11, 2018

Hospitalizations Rising Among the Homeless

U.S. News & World Report
December 11, 2018

Day of Remembrance Highlights Need for Better Health Care for the Homeless

Billings Gazette
December 11, 2018

Care With a Side of Comfort Promises Big Savings in Health Costs

Roll Call
December 10, 2018

Parkland Students Struggle with Homelessness

the Prospectus
December 7, 2018

Memorial service, meal to highlight plight of homeless

November 22, 2018

Homeless for the holidays, some in Delaware seek help, treatment

Delaware Online
November 21, 2018

Seidman: Creating a Healthy Community Takes a Level Playing Field

November 18, 2018

Accessibility and Affordability Must Go Hand in Hand

The Washington Post
November 16, 2018

Homeless in Charlotte Seeking Medical Respite Care After Hospital Stays

November 15, 2018

Lincoln City Shelter Closed as Mercury Drops

Newport News Times
November 14, 2018

Hate Crimes Against the Homeless 

The Argonaut
October 10, 2018

Local Group Works to Help Homeless Veterans Before Bitter Cold

Fox Illinois
September 29, 2018

Bremerton Respite Program Gives Homeless Patients a Place to Recover

Kitsap Sun
September 22, 2018

Sleep Deprivation Is An ‘Unrecognized Problem’ for Homeless People

September 27, 2018

The Homeless Get Sick; ‘Street Medicine’ Is There for Them

Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts
September 18, 2018

Resources to Assist Those Experiencing Homelessness

The Campanil
September 17, 2018

Fort Myers Smokers Forced Onto City Streets by HUD Smoking Ban

Fort Myers News-Press
September 4, 2018

Rx For Health: A Place To Call Home

Health Affairs Blog
August 27, 2018

Homeless Camps are a Symptom, Not the Disease

Connect Savannah
August 15, 2018

At a Philly Transit Hub, a Stabbing Highlights the Dangers Faced by City Homeless

The Inquirer
August 10, 2018

You Asked: Do Retired Folks Become Homeless?

Real Change
August 8, 2018

Lack of Housing Takes Heavy Toll on Health

Palo Alto Online
July 26, 2018

Young, Homeless and Sick

Mountain View Voice
July 20, 2018

Housing for Homeless Creates Opportunity for Clients

Florida Today
June 26, 2018

Staying Involved Helped One Man Out of Homelessness and Empowers Others

Public Health Insider
June 21, 2018

Can Homelessness Programs Make Money — and Should They?

June 1, 2018

Old, Sick, and Homeless: A Few Providers Try and Keep Senior Citizens from Dying in the Streets

The Yakima-Herald
May 23, 2018

The GPs Offering a Lifeline to Homeless Patients

The Guardian
May 23, 2018

Homeless in Seattle

The Weekly Standard
April 8, 2018

Hospitals Are Releasing Homeless Patients Back To The Streets. There’s A Better Way.

April 24, 2018

Social Determinants of Health: Stretching Health Care’s Job Description

Managed Care
March 29, 2018

Study Shows Circle the City Medical Respite Care for the Homeless Saves Money

Phoenix Business Journal
March 12, 2018

Deaths of Homeless People Go Uncounted in Oakland – and Most Places

San Francisco Chronicle
March 11, 2018

Crowded Shelters and the Vicious Flu Brew Perfect Storm for the Homeless

Kaiser Health News
March 7, 2018

Civil rights, housing, community development groups slam HUD’s fair housing rule delay

January 8, 2018

Living in the Cold: What it Feels Like to be Homeless in Freezing Weather

Montgomery Advertiser
January 4, 2018

Help the Mission Weather the Storm

January 4, 2018


Cape Cod Vigils Remember Homeless Who Died in 2017
December 22, 2017

Cities Across the U.S. Honor ‘Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day’

December 21, 2017

Rockford’s Homeless Remembered During Memorial Service

Rockford Register Star
December 21, 2017

Mean and Deadly Streets for Homeless People

Albuquerque Journal
December 21, 2017

On Longest Night of the Year, Virginia Beach to Hold Vigil for Those Who Died Homeless

Southside Daily
December 20, 2017

Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day, the Longest Night of the Year to Be Without a Home

Cambridge Community Television
December 19, 2017

Hudson River Housing to Mark Homeless Persons’ Remembrance Day

Poughkeepsie Journal
December 19, 2017

Vigils Honor Homeless Who Died in the Last Year

The Modesto Bee
December 19, 2017

AtlantiCare to Hold Vigil for Those Lost to Homelessness
December 18, 2017

Candlelight Vigil Will Honor Homeless People Who Died in 2017

Billings Gazette
December 13, 2017

Four Million Young People Were Homeless Last Year. Four Million.

Mother Jones
November 17, 2017

The Role of Medicaid and Impact of the Medicaid Expansion for Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

Kaiser Family Foundation
October 3, 2017

How a Lack of Public Restrooms Helped Spread a Deadly Hepatitis Outbreak

September 21, 2017

New York Needs to Take Homelessness Solutions Into Its Own Hands; Here’s How

Brooklyn Daily Eagle
September 7, 2017

Central City Concern Taps New Leader to Replace Blackburn

Portland Business Journal
August 14, 2017

Study Links Stable Housing with Better Healthcare Access

Modern Healthcare
June 5, 2017

If Housing is Health Care, Should Insurers Pay?

Hospitals & Health Networks
March 14, 2017

Obamacare Helped the Homeless, Who Now Worry About Coverage Repeal

February 7, 2017

Homelessness as a Medical Condition? Hawaiian Politician Seeks Healthcare Funding for the Homeless and Would Allow Doctors to Prescribe Housing

Daily Mail
January 26, 2017

Activists Mourn Steady Pace of Homeless Deaths in the Nation’s Capital

Street Sense Media
January 22, 2017


Trump Hasn’t Said Much About Homelessness—and That’s Making a Lot of People Nervous

Mother Jones
December 8, 2016

Why Some People Aren’t Celebrating This Smoking Ban

December 1, 2016

Taking It To the Streets: Mobile Clinic Planned for Proposed S.L. Homeless Resource Centers

Deseret News
October 12, 2016

Smoking Ban for Public Housing Sparks Backlash

The Hill
August 25, 2016

Four Trends in Health Care That Were Pioneered in Homeless Medicine

August 5, 2016

Homeless People Are Older and Sicker Than Ever Before. Here’s One Way to Help.

Mother Jones
June 30, 2016

Dr. David Satcher: Make Health a Part of All Policy

Street Roots News
May 24, 2016

John Lozier: ‘Housing is Health Care’

Street Roots News
May 23, 2016

Questions Linger as $14 Million Health Fraud Trial of Jonathan Dunning Begins Monday
May 22, 2016

Housing Advocate Art Rios Fought the System; Now He Fights Within It

Street Root News
May 19, 2016

How has the ACA Medicaid Expansion Affected Providers Serving the Homeless Population: Analysis of Coverage, Revenues, and Costs

Kaiser Family Foundation
March 15, 2016

Solving The Growing Health Needs Of America’s Elderly Homeless

Think Progress
February 10, 2016


Spousal Abuse: The ‘Silent Illness’ Driving Women Into Homelessness

Aljazeera America
August 14, 2015

Patient Dumping in America: Hospitals Discharging Sick Homeless Back Onto the Street

Fox News Health
May 14, 2015

For Savannah’s Elderly and Homeless, Medical Care Can Be Out of Reach

Georgia Public Broadcasting
February 17, 2015

‘Housing First’ Policy for Addressing Homelessness Hamstrung By Funding Issues

The American Prospect
January 27, 2015


‘Housing First’ Policy for Addressing Homelessness Hamstrung By Funding Issues

The Times-Picayune
October 2, 2014

National discussions on health care, homelessness offer hope

Street Roots News
June 17, 2014

FBI, HHS probe two Alabama community health centers amid allegations of fraud and patient safety issues
April 27, 2014

Calling for Help

The Inlander
April 16, 2014


Birmingham Health Care is the least accessible to the homeless seeking health care, study finds
April 26, 2013

Older, Homeless, No Family Caregiver – What Do They Do?

March 27, 2013


An East Nashville Christmas is a one-of-a-kind retro, rootsy holiday album dedicated to those without homes for the holidays

The Nashville Scene
December 13, 2012

1 in 3 is Obese – Even the Homeless

May 25, 2012

‘Care In Your Heart’: Homeless Health Care Costs Prompt Experiments On The Margins

Huffington Post
April 26, 2012


For the homeless, federal changes promise better access to health care

Washington Post
August 20, 2010