Council Moves Forward on Developing Interagency Data Model on Youth Homelessness, Discusses Regional Engagement Strategies

On July 20, the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness met for the second meeting of 2016. Here's an update of what was discussed.

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People with Lived Experience Must Be Meaningful Partners in Ending Homelessness

People with lived experience must have meaningful, purposeful, and accessible opportunities to inform and shape all levels of planning and implementation in our efforts to... Continue Reading →

Check Out the Highlights, Register for Webinar on the FY 2016 Continuum of Care NOFA

Here are a few highlights on policy priorities from HUD's FY 2016 Continuum of Care Program Competition Notice of Funding Avaiability.

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Matthew Doherty Stands in Unity with Orlando, Announces Central Florida Has Ended Chronic Homelessness Among Veterans

Remarks by Matthew Doherty at The Road Home event in Orlando, Florida, June 23, 2016.

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White House Youth Policy Briefing Celebrates Progress, Explores Next Steps

USICH Deputy Director, Jasmine Hayes, and Executive Director, Matthew Doherty, reflect on the recent White House policy briefing on youth homelessness, the progress we have achieved, and the... Continue Reading →

Focusing on the Needs and Strengths of Women Will Help End Homelessness

Amy Sawyer offers strategies that communities can use as they implement coordinated systems that respond to the unique needs and experiences of women in an effort... Continue Reading →

USICH, HUD Release Criteria and Benchmark for Ending Chronic Homelessness

Newly released criteria and benchmark for communities to use as they drive towards to goal of ending chronic homelessness.

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Examining Non-Time-Limited Youth Supportive Housing as Part of a Coordinated Community Response to End Homelessness

CSH President and CEO, Deb De Santis, and USICH Deputy Director Jasmine Hayes take a look at non-time-limited supportive housing for youth, as a part of the overall coordinated... Continue Reading →

How the Gulfport/Gulf Coast Region Achieved an End to Veteran Homelessness

The Gulfport/Gulf Coast region of Mississippi achieved the goal of effectively ending Veteran homelessness. Here's their top strategies for sustaining that accomplishment.

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Bringing a Relentless Focus to Strengthening Our Systems

USICH Executive Director Matthew Doherty encourages communities to never lose the relentless focus on addressing the most challenging issues of the mission of ending homelessness. 

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