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Housing is good for business

Housing is good for business Tulsa – like every other major city – is part of a national housing crisis that is affecting business owners whether they know it or not. Lack of housing means an increased burden on employees to find affordable places to live. About half of Tulsa renters are cost burdened, meaning […]


Tulsa County District Court receives grant for new eviction diversion program

Tulsa County District Court receives grant for new eviction diversion program AWH4T goal #1: Stop homelessness before it begins Tulsa County District Court recently received a grant from the National Center for State Courts’ (NCSC) Eviction Diversion Initiative to strengthen eviction diversion efforts and improve housing stability across Tulsa County. Tulsa County District Court is […]


Spotlight on disability and homelessness

Spotlight on disability and its ties to homelessness Up to 1 in 4 adults [1] in the United States have some sort of disabling condition. A disabling condition [2] or a disability, can encompass physical, intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as mental illness and substance use disorders. Due to the challenges that come along […]


Spotlight on grief and its connection to homelessness

Spotlight on Grief and its Connection to Homelessness Content warning: The following discusses sensitive topics related to grief, loss, trauma, and homelessness. The content may contain descriptions of emotional distress, traumatic experiences, substance use, and instances of loss, which could be triggering or distressing for some readers. Reader discretion is advised. Grief is the anguish […]


Social Service Hub celebrates second year, 3,319 helped

Housing Solutions’ Social Services Hub celebrates second year, 3,319 helped AWH4T goal #1: Stop homelessness before it begins Housing Solutions’ Landlord Tenant Resource Center (LTRC) celebrates its second year of operating the Social Services Hub at Iron Gate in August. “Our focus is to stop homelessness before it begins, and we’re seeing and helping more […]


Annual Point-in-Time Count shows increasing homelessness

Survey shows lack of affordable housing as the dominant cause of Tulsa County homelessness To explore a 2023 Point-in-Time Count data dashboard, go to housingsolutionstulsa.org/reports-data/pit-data Housing Solutions’ annual Point-in-Time (PiT) Count shows a 6.6% increase in homelessness from 2022 to 2023 across Tulsa County with 44% of 1,133 respondents claiming a lack of affordable housing […]


LTRC Blog: Improving the court experience

LTRC Blog: Tips and tricks to improving the court experience AWH4T goal #1: Stop homelessness before it begins Rachel Johnson, LTRC landlord liaison, helps a client at LTRC’s Social Service Hub inside Iron Gate, 501 W. Archer St. Court can be an intimidating place, but knowing how to navigate and prepare for the court process […]


LTRC Blog: Deposit Demand

LTRC Blog: Lifting the veil on deposit demand AWH4T goal #1: Stop homelessness before it begins When you move into a new home, you will likely have to pay a security deposit at the time of moving in. But what happens to that deposit when you move out? Is it possible to get it back? […]


Housing Solutions prepares for annual Point-in-Time Count, Jan. 27-28

It’s PiT Count time in Tulsa County For media opportunities during the PiT Count, please email jwade@housingsolutionstulsa.org with a preferred morning or afternoon. Additional information will be provided the week before Jan. 27. Housing Solutions is preparing and recruiting volunteers for the annual Point-in-Time (PiT) Count, a literal count of sheltered and unsheltered people experiencing […]


Tulsa Day Center executive director to lead A Way Home for Tulsa

Mack Haltom, Tulsa Day Center executive director, to lead A Way Home for Tulsa When Mack Haltom first walked into the Tulsa Day Center 23 years ago, he had his eye on a night manager position that just opened. He interviewed with longtime and legendary Day Center executive director, Sandra Lewis, who didn’t tell him […]



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