COVID-19: The Latest Guidance and Resources for Homelessness Services

CDC Extends Eviction Moratorium for Counties with Heightened Community Transmission

CDC is issuing a new order temporarily halting evictions in counties with heightened levels of community transmission in order to respond to recent, unexpected developments in the trajectory of... Continue Reading →

Education Department Distributes Remainder of ARP-HCY Funds to All 50 States

The Department of Education released the second round of the American Rescue Plan's Homeless Children and Youth (ARP-HCY) funding this week to all 50 states.

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HUD Awards $27 Million to Local HIV/AIDS Housing Programs

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has invested another $27 million in local programs that secure stable housing for people living with HIV/AIDS and at risk... Continue Reading →

HHS Expands COVID Testing and Mitigation for Homeless Shelters and Encampments

With coronavirus cases on the rise, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that it will invest more than $1.6 billion in testing and mitigation for high-risk congregate... Continue Reading →

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 →

USICH Releases Step-by-Step Guide for People At Risk of Eviction

The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) published a comprehensive step-by-step guide to prevent people at risk of eviction from losing their homes.

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More Than Half of Recent Economic Impact Payments Go to Harder-to-Reach People

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Department of the Treasury, and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service disbursed more than 2.2 million Economic Impact Payments in the last six weeks.<... Continue Reading →

Treasury Department: Emergency Rental Assistance Is Flowing Faster, But Not Fast Enough

The Treasury Department distributed more emergency rental assistance in June than the three prior reporting periods combined. But the agency stressed that “funds are still not flowing fast enough... Continue Reading →

WANTED: Policy Director for USICH

The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) is looking for a Policy Director.

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New Survey Shows Most Still Aren’t Aware of Emergency Rental Assistance

The Urban Institute, in partnership with the online platform Avail, recently released data that showcases the urgent need to raise awareness about emergency rental assistance.

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