The MDHA is a 501(c)3 member organization composed of a broad spectrum of stakeholders committed to end homelessness. Through MDHA, 74 agencies that represent shelters, hospitals, government agencies, local municipalities, nonprofits, faith-based organizations, housing and treatment providers, individuals (including homeless consumers), businesses, medical / educational leaders, and other community members meet routinely to collaborate on issues to fight homelessness.
The Dallas City Council resolved that MDHA is the "regional authority on homelessness" and provides leadership to develop programs and secure funding to assure quality, effective services for persons experiencing homelessness.
To end homelessness in Metropolitan Dallas through advocacy, planning, and education that creates and sustains needed change.
All people live in appropriate housing.
Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Courage.
MDHA provides leadership through the following homeless initiative
- Housing Policy and Services Center