“Inequity is All Too Clear in Chicago”: USICH Visits Illinois

This week, U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) Executive Director Jeff Olivet traveled to Chicago to meet with state and local officials, service providers, and people experiencing homelessness... Continue Reading →

USICH Visits California, Colorado, and Hawaii to Meet With Mayors, Service Providers, and People Experiencing Homelessness

Homelessness, and the response to this national crisis, is different in every community.

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Upcoming Events for Preventing and Ending Homelessness

This page is updated weekly. It curates virtual and in-person events from our council member agencies and other organizations involved in our mission to prevent and end homelessness.<... Continue Reading →

VA Announces New SSVF and GPD Funding to Address Veteran Homelessness

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently announced several FY 2024 funding opportunities to help veterans experiencing or at risk of homelessness through the following federal programs:<... Continue Reading →

New Data Shows 11% Decline in Veteran Homelessness Since 2020—the Biggest Drop in 5+ Years

Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) announced preliminary results of the 2022... Continue Reading →

Collaborate, Don’t Criminalize: How Communities Can Effectively and Humanely Address Homelessness

Criminalizing homelessness is becoming more common.

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HUD Deploys First Round of New Funding to Address Homelessness in Disaster-Hit Areas

This week, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the first round of funding through the new Rapid Unsheltered Survivor Housing (RUSH) program: $6.8 million to... Continue Reading →

HUD Awards Grants for Innovative Youth Homelessness Programs in 17 Communities

This week, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $83.7 million through the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) to 17 communities, including six in rural... Continue Reading →

HUD Marks Major Milestone for American Rescue Plan’s Emergency Housing Voucher Program

This month, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) marked a major milestone: 50% of the emergency housing vouchers (EHVs) provided through President Biden’s American... Continue Reading →

White House Announces New Steps for Housing Supply Action Plan

The Biden-Harris administration recently announced new steps to achieve the goals of the Housing Supply Action Plan, which aims to close the housing supply shortfall in five years.

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