Archive for September 1st, 2009
Richard HooksWayman – senior policy analyst at the National Alliance to End Homelessness – is the Alliance expert on youth homelessness and housing policy.
Last week, the Youth team launched a Youth Housing page. It’s filled with great resources, presentations, and best practices – AND a national Youth Housing Policy Agenda to pursue more housing and resources for youth experiencing homelessness.
It seems that there was a bit of a flurry yesterday in response to a Washington Post article profiling Michael German, a long-time employee of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Interagency Council on Homelessness (ICH).
So, responsible community members that we are, we poked around a bit and talked tthe Partnership for Public Service (co-authors of the article in question), as well as the press office at HUD to verify the facts.
Turns out, there’s no news to report. Michael German is NOT the new Director of ICH but remains a steadfast and valuable employee.
So we continue to wait for an announcement…