"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."

As Independence Day approaches, Home for Good continues to remind our community that the pursuit of life, liberty, and happiness includes safe and affordable housing. The work is carried forward within the valley to ensure our most vulnerable population has a voice and an advocate.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 | 3:00pm EST
Meeting number (access code): 126 725 3522
Meeting password: 3hZ3QmbeeA7 (34937623 from phones and video systems)

Bambi Bundrick, Practice Manager at PCR Community Health Center will be present at the meeting to discuss the Community Health Center

Every year, United Way has its Stuff The Bus initiative and partners with local companies and the community at large to donate, collect, sort, and distribute school supplies to hundreds of children in need at local Title I schools.

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp making a stop in Columbus Wednesday morning on his tour of the state. Kemp is urging the public to wear masks, especially heading into a major holiday weekend. Read more

Governor Kay Ivey on Tuesday issued an amended Safer at Home Order to be applied statewide. The current order, which took effect on May 22, was previously set to expire on Friday, July 3, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. but has been extended to expire on July 31, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
Local Resources

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As our area moves to gradually reopen, agencies and organizations may have changes to their services and schedules. Please help us keep this document updated and c heck back often as this is a live document .


Thursday, July 2, 2020
Input is needed from all aspects of our community as we are all experts in our experiences and have much to contribute. It is extremely important that we consistently pursue the engagement of marginalized populations throughout our planning and implementation.  Read more

Documents from the meeting:

On July 1, 2020, HUD will update the CPD Income Eligibility Calculator with the FY 2020 Income Limits. These new income limits will impact current and prior calculations in your income calculator dashboard. Current calculations in process and previously completed calculations based on 2019 income limits will update based on the new income limits for 2020. Read more

As an unprecedented school year of distance learning winds down for many students across the US, disparities in access to quality education across racial lines persist, and they will likely be exacerbated next fall. Read more

1st Quarter 2020 National Housing Market Summary. Read more
HMIS Resources

The FY 2020 Income Limits are effective July 1, 2020 for all programs except ESG, for which FY 2020 Income Limits became effective on April 1, 2020. The income limits can be viewed on the HUD Exchange. Read more

HUD released new guides offering practical tips to analyze local Longitudinal Systems Analysis (LSA) data through the Stella Performance Module (Stella P) visualization platform. The guides assist in identifying service gaps and designing impactful improvement strategies. Read more


HUD’s Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS) invited Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) recipients, homeless assistance providers, and their partners to discuss how to most effectively and efficiently target homeless prevention resources during COVID-19. Watch recording here.


The severe economic impact of COVID-19 has created a tremendous need for housing assistance for low-income people. Federal, state, and local governments have responded with resources available for homelessness prevention. This document is designed to help communities create homelessness prevention programs that are effective and efficient in the current moment. Read more

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act investment supports longer-term housing strategies that address the public health crisis and advance the goal of ending homelessness. Prevention programs reduce homelessness when they are both effective and efficient. Read more


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