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USICH Visits Houston to Witness 62% Drop in Homelessness
“Houston has proven to the whole country that homelessness is best addressed with swift access to housing and services—not handcuffs.”
HHS Renews Public Health Emergency for COVID-19
The renewal means that certain federal funding, flexibilities, and waivers linked to the public health emergency are still usable.
Expiring Federal Provisions That May Impact Homelessness
VA Vows to Rehouse 38,000 in 2022
The Permanent Housing Placement National Challenge aims to get back some of the progress lost on Veteran homelessness.
New VA Paper on Effective HUD-VASH Contracting
Learn the best practices related to monitoring, billing, team structuring,
contracting officer’s representatives
and clinical liaisons.
New HUD Guidance and Resources:
Notice CPD-21-08: Waiver and Alternative Requirements for the ESG Program Under the CARES Act
Preventing Homelessness Among People Leaving Prisons and Jails
Program Transfer Considerations for Households in ESG-CV Rapid Re-Housing Programs
Alternative Approaches to Isolation and Quarantine Spaces
Shelter-Based Isolation in Place