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U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness
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DEADLINES TO KNOW
There are less than two weeks left to apply fo
r the FY 2019/2020 Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program.
NEWS YOU NEED
Council Discusses Eviction Prevention, American Rescue Plan, and Federal Strategic Plan
White House leaders participated in our first meeting led by HUD Secretary Fudge.
Survey: Most Aren't Aware of Emergency Rental Assistance
New Urban Institute data showcases the urgent need to raise ERA awareness to prevent evictions. We compiled the survey's top takeaways.
Apply Now: New Funds for Homeless Students
States and school districts can now apply for round two of the American Rescue Plan's Homeless Children and Youth Fund.
FAQs About Emergency Rental Assistance
The Treasury Department released updated guidance on eviction prevention, outreach, reporting requirements, and more.
VA Awards $418M in SSVF Grants
The grants went to more than 260 nonprofits to help people access the Supportive Services for Veteran Families program.
Key Findings of the 2020 PIT Count
Even before the pandemic, roughly 580,000 people were experiencing homelessness in America -- and for the first time since data collection began, more of those people were unsheltered than sheltered.
USICH Is Hiring
We're looking for a Policy Director and a Communications Specialist to join our team.
SAVE THE DATE
Webinar: McKinney-Vento School Selection Rights
(TODAY at 2 p.m.)
will review important policy changes for homeless children and youth.
EHV "Office Hours" (Tuesdays)
Got questions about the American Rescue Plan's emergency housing vouchers? HUD has answers. The next topic: IMS/PIC, VMS, and FDS reporting.
Mark Your Calendar
COVID Response "Office Hours" (Fridays)
Homeless assistance providers can talk to the CDC, HUD, VA, and National Healthcare for the Homeless Council.
Mark Your Calendar
Webinar Series on Pairing HUD and HHS Resources
This three-part program will provide partnership opportunities and on-the-ground examples for PHAs, CoCs, and other housing stakeholders
IN THE NEWS
Race Is on to Get Rental Assistance Out to Avert Evictions
Sacramento Mulls a New Homelessness Strategy: Legally Mandating Housing
New Jersey Hospitals Can Now Build Housing for Those Experiencing Homelessness
Inside One City's Effort to Convert Motels Into Affordable Housing (
Four New Members Appointed to Utah Homelessness Council
The Hunger Games of Homeless Services
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