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100,000 Homes Campaign is a grassroots effort to find and place the most vulnerable, long-term homeless individuals into 100,000 households across the country by July 2014. Under the leadership of Mayor Annise Parker, the City of Houston in partnership with the Houston Housing Authority, SEARCH Homeless Services, Corporation for Supportive Housing, Coalition for the Homeless and other integral community partners are planning a weeklong effort to identify and help persons who are homeless obtain and sustain permanent housing.


  1. Train and volunteer to survey Houston’s homeless
    • Sunday, May 5, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Participate in a mandatory volunteer training session at the Neighborhood Resource Center located at 815 Crosby St., Houston, TX 77019.
    • Monday-Wednesday, May 6-8, 4:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.: Take to the streets to survey Houston’s homeless. We kindly ask that volunteers commit to participating on all three mornings.
  2. Enter survey data, so we can begin to quickly and efficiently move Houston’s most vulnerable homeless into housing
    • Monday-Wednesday, May 6-8, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.: Help us enter survey information gathered during Registry Week at the Neighborhood Resource Center located at 815 Crosby St., Houston, TX 77019.
  3. Attend the community briefing and learn about the survey findings
    • Wednesday, May 15: Learn about the initial survey findings during a community debrief.

Download 100,000 Homes Campaign Flyer (PDF)
Click here for descriptions of the team member roles and responsibilities (PDF)

For more information and to volunteer, please contact:

Gary Grier
Director of Community Engagement
Coalition for the Homeless of Houston/Harris County
Phone: 832-531-6006