The Housing Locator Network

The Housing Locator Network Helping people find stable, affordable places to live! Visit us online: www.housinglocatornetwork.com The Housing Locator Network is a collaboration of non-profit organizations and local service providers.

Housing Locators connect individuals and families with stable housing solutions by providing housing search and counseling, as well as follow-up assistance. The Housing Locator Network is now accepting referrals from our partnering agencies.

Housing Locators connect individuals and families with stable housing solutions by providing housing search and counseling, as well as follow-up assistance. The Housing Locator Network is now accepting referrals from our partnering agencies.

Mission: We envision the assistance of a Housing Locator available to anyone who is facing a housing crisis.

The Housing Locator Network's cover photo
06/14/2012

The Housing Locator Network's cover photo

11/28/2011
Hard Times Generation: Families living in cars - CBS News

Hard Times Generation: Families living in cars - CBS News

60 Minutes on CBS News: Hard Times Generation: Families living in cars - Scott Pelley brings "60 Minutes" cameras back to central Florida to document another form of family homelessness: kids and their parents forced to live in cars

Network Member (New Hope Housing) Honored @ 2011 Annual Fairfax NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet. ~October 21, 2011
11/28/2011

Network Member (New Hope Housing) Honored @ 2011 Annual Fairfax NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet. ~October 21, 2011

Network Member (Good Shepherd Housing & Family Services) Honored @ 2011 Annual Fairfax NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet! ~Octo...
11/28/2011

Network Member (Good Shepherd Housing & Family Services) Honored @ 2011 Annual Fairfax NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet! ~October 21, 2011

Community Call to Action!!! 4-30-11 in Reston, VA
04/21/2011

Community Call to Action!!! 4-30-11 in Reston, VA

04/15/2011
2011 GSH Gala Thanks.wmv

A Success!

For those attending, this should trigger great memories of our Night On The Town gala. For those that couldn't attend, here is a glimpse at what you missed. ...

The 2011 Good Shepherd Housing & Family Services Gala was a success!!!
04/14/2011
AROUND TOWN/Tis the Season of the Spring Gala - Alexandria Virginia News | LocalKicks

The 2011 Good Shepherd Housing & Family Services Gala was a success!!!

Spring is here – and so are Spring Galas. Used by many local organizations as one of their annual fundraising events, several galas have already been held. United Community Ministries (UCM) held their Spring Gala: April in Paris earlier this month. The evening featured great food, entertainme

Many studies demonstrate the contribution of domestic violence to homelessness, particularly among families with childre...
04/01/2011
Domestic Violence Awareness-Call For Action

Many studies demonstrate the contribution of domestic violence to homelessness, particularly among families with children! Representatives of our Network will be in attendance at the Big Sis & Company- Focused On The Issues "Call to Action" panel discussion event on Saturday, April 30th. 93.9 WKYS will be there to Broadcast LIVE, so help us make a difference by attending this FREE community event!

On average, more than three women and one man are murdered by their intimate partners in this country every day.(Bureau of Justice Statistics Crime Data Brief, Intimate Partner Violence, 1993-2001, February 2003. Bureau of Justice Statistics, Intimate Partner Violence in the U.S. 1993-2004, 2006.)

Annual Gala Event at the Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria!!!Join Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services on April 9 at...
03/31/2011
News and Events | Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services

Annual Gala Event at the Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria!!!

Join Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services on April 9 at the Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria for the A Night on the Town Gala featuring cocktails, dinner, auctions and dancing to the tunes of Reverie Jazz! Event sponsorship information and a list of auction items can be found on our website. Tickets are $175.

02/25/2011
Big Sis Show - Homelessness Episode

Big Sis Show - Homelessness Episode (Listen as Big Sis talks about the massive issue of Homelessness) Featuring - April Martin with The Fairfax-Falls Church Housing Locator Network and a performance by Young Motive!

Listen as Big Sis talks about the massive issue of Homelessness. Featuring - April Martin and performance by Young Motive.

Yesterday, for the very first time, Mike O’Reilly, Chairman of the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Partnership to Prevent...
02/09/2011
Chairman Sharon Bulova Addresses Homelessness - Fairfax County, Virginia

Yesterday, for the very first time, Mike O’Reilly, Chairman of the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Partnership to Prevent and End Homelessness skillfully presented to the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors a Snapshot with data to reflect the outcomes on our 10-year goals, our collective successes and challenges, and the tremendous need that exists in our community.

01/14/2011
Episode 55 Promo

ATTENTION: Fairfax County Residents...Tune in to Channel 10 (Fairfax Public Access) TOMORROW for the Big Sis & Company T.V. Show - Focused On The Issues at 1:00pm!!! This week's show is on the issue of "Homelessness". Guests on this week show are: April Martin (Housing Locator Network), Vadeeva Deeva (Advocate), Daryl Derrico & Jeremy Stinson (StandUp for Kids)

As the need in our community for food assistance is growing, Neighborhood & Community Services & the Office of Public Pr...
01/12/2011
Fastran Stuff the Bus - Food for Fairfax Drive - Fairfax County, Virginia

As the need in our community for food assistance is growing, Neighborhood & Community Services & the Office of Public Private Partnerships are partnering with MV Transportation, & local grocery stores to collect donations to assist the most vulnerable in our community. All donations will go directly to local nonprofit organizations that help feed needy families & individuals in the Fairfax-Falls Church Community.

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April Martin's (Housing Locator Program Assistant) "After-Show" interview thoughts shortly after the taping for the Big ...
12/14/2010
Homeless issue episode - Big Sis Show

April Martin's (Housing Locator Program Assistant) "After-Show" interview thoughts shortly after the taping for the Big Sis Show last week...to be aired on Fairfax Channel 10 in mid-late January 2011!

April Martin just interviewed on the Big Sis Show.. Hey April- what's your thoughts of the show?

12/14/2010

Do you have Leasing or Property Management experience? Looking to help people in need? We are hiring 2 Housing Locators!

12/14/2010
Housing Locators Job Description

Do you have Leasing or Property Management experience? Looking to help people in need? We are hiring 2 Housing Locators!

A Housing Locator is responsible for finding and securing stable housing for people who are homeless. The Housing Locator provides training to prospective tenants in regards to different housing opportunities, budgeting, maintaining a household, and other topics as deemed necessary. As an integral p

Timeline Photos
12/13/2010

Timeline Photos

12/11/2010

Thanks for having us on the show Big Sis & Company- Focused On The Issues ! Television air-time details coming soon...

Help brighten up the holidays by supporting the FACETS "Holiday Drives"!
11/30/2010
Events :: Holiday Drives :: FACETS

Help brighten up the holidays by supporting the FACETS "Holiday Drives"!

FACETS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization providing comprehensive programs and services, including supportive housing, basic needs assistance, and counseling, to men, women, and children who are homeless or are otherwise precariously housed in Fairfax County, Virginia.

11/11/2010
Fannie Mae's Help the Homeless Program: Home

Put on your sneakers and join us for a walk! Again this year Good Shepherd Housing & Family Services is a beneficiary agency through Fannie Mae's Help the Homeless Walkathon. When you register, be sure to designate VA018 so it supports us. The National Mall will be set up with lettered signs as meet-up spots for groups. We will all be gathering under the "G", so come join us!
Can't make it that morning, register as a "virtual walker" and join us in spirit!

What in the world is The Housing Locator Network? What is a Housing Locator anyways??? Answer: The Housing Locator Netwo...
10/28/2010

What in the world is The Housing Locator Network? What is a Housing Locator anyways??? Answer: The Housing Locator Network itself is a collaboration of homeless service providers & local non-profits that provide housing counseling, search, and follow-up assistance to Fairfax County homeless singles/families. The network and its administrators support the HOUSING LOCATORS in Fairfax County with reaching their goal, which is to find stable and affordable housing options for their clients.

Obama vows to end homelessness in 10 years | McClatchy
10/13/2010
Obama vows to end homelessness in 10 years | McClatchy

Obama vows to end homelessness in 10 years | McClatchy

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Tuesday unveiled an ambitious plan that aspires to end homelessness among some of society's most vulnerable groups within the next decade.

Homeless Man Donates Money To Charity
09/17/2010
Homeless Man Donates Money To Charity

Homeless Man Donates Money To Charity

Jerry McClard is just days from turning 65 years old. He's been putting his life in order. He's giving some money to charity. In fact, they're places he believes saved his life. , null

09/14/2010
http://www.virginia.edu/marriageproject/pdfs/Unions_dew.pdf

Bank on it: Thrifty Couples are Happiest!

Excerpt: Conflict over money matters is one of the most
important problems in contemporary married life. Compared
with disagreements over other topics, financial disagreements
last longer, are more salient to couples, and generate more negative
conflict tactics, such as yelling or hitting, especiall...

We have a NEW Housing Locator coming to your area!
09/13/2010
We have a NEW Housing Locator coming to your area!

We have a NEW Housing Locator coming to your area!

We love keeping you posted about interesting and important news happening with The Housing Locator Network. We want to let you know that we recently added a NEW Housing Specialist to our network! Join us in welcoming Kenn!

09/01/2010
http://www.huduser.org/portal/datasets/il/il10/faq_10.html#q2

HUD QUESTION: Given the recession that our area has experienced in recent years, why have income limits increased?
HUD ANSWER: Although HUD uses the most recent data available concerning local area incomes, there is still a lag between when the data are collected and when the data are available for use. For example, FY2010 Income Limits are calculated using 2006-2008 3-year American Community Survey (ACS) data. These data were collected between 2005 and 2008. The effects of the latest recession on local area incomes are most likely to be detected in subsequent ACS years.

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8305 Richmond Hwy, Ste 17B
Alexandria, VA
22309

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Administered By: Good Shepherd Housing & Family Services In Partnership With: The Fairfax County Office to Prevent & End Homelessness Our Network Members Include: FACETS Housing and Community Services of Northern Virginia New Hope Housing Reston Interfaith Shelter House Volunteers of America

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