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Ending Community Homelessness Coalition (ECHO)

we are Fiercely commited to ending homelessness

Our Mission is to provide dynamic, proactive leadership that engages policymakers and the community to end homelessness.

About ECHO

Point In Time Count

Register now for the 2020 PIT Count

Registration is now open for the 2020 Austin/Travis County Point In Time Count. The PIT Count is an annual census of the homeless population in our area, and we need your help to make it happen.

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Funding Solutions to Homelessness

2019 Continuum of Care NOFA competition

Learn more about the FY 2019 Continuum of Care (CoC) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). The 2019 NOFA makes available $2.3 billion in funding for programs that assist families and individuals exit homelessness and get connected to resources.

Competition info and resources

Fast Facts

Lack of income and affordable housing are the leading causes of homelessness in the US

In 2018, ATX reduced unsheltered homelessness among young adults (18-24) by 56%

Nationally, African Americans experience homelessness at 5x the rate of white Americans

Over 900 Veterans have exited homelessness in Austin since 2011

80% of women sleeping unsheltered report abuse or trauma as the cause of their homelessness

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