Nan Roman

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Nan Roman is president and CEO of the National Alliance to End Homelessness.

Homelessness Is Falling Despite Worsening Conditions. Why?

Editor’s Note: The following are excerpts from the keynote speech given by Nan Roman, the executive director of the National Alliance to End Homelessness, during a conference in July.   On […]


Housing First

The conventional approach to homelessness starts with services. But starting with permanent housing instead
costs less and works better.


The Endless Discussion: Reauthorizing Homeless Assistance

Since 1995, when then Assistant Secretary of HUD Andrew Cuomo came to Washington with an idea called the “Continuum of Care,” a seemingly endless procession of homeless assistance reauthorization bills […]