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 Director Meets With State and Local Leaders in Los Angeles

This week, USICH Director Jeff Olivet traveled to Los Angeles—where the city and county have declared homelessness a state of emergency. While there, he and USICH Senior... Continue Reading →

HUD Awards $315M in Historic Grants to Address Unsheltered and Rural Homelessness

Today, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded 46 communities with nearly $315 million from a first-of-its-kind package designed to help provide housing and supportive services for... Continue Reading →

VA Taking Applications for $30M in Case Management Grants to Help Formerly Homeless Veterans

Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced $30 million in case management grants for organizations to help formerly homeless veterans maintain their independence and housing stability.

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USICH Director Participates in Boston’s Annual Homeless Count

This week, USICH Executive Director Jeff Olivet participated in Boston's annual count of people experiencing homelessness along with Mayor Michelle Wu and other federal leaders.

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Treasury Reallocates Another $690M in Emergency Rental Assistance

Last week, the Department of the Treasury reallocated $690 million in emergency rental assistance (ERA) to 89 state and local grantees that will ensure rapid deployment... Continue Reading →

HUD Proposes New Rule to Fulfill Promise of 1968 Fair Housing Act

This month, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) proposed a new rule to fulfill the promise of the 1968 Fair Housing Act and meet ... Continue Reading →

Biden Administration Helps 105 Communities End Homelessness for More Than 140,000 Americans

After two years of unprecedented federal investment, the Biden-Harris administration halted the rapid rise in homelessness that started in 2016, and today, it is announcing two major milestones toward ending... Continue Reading →

In Arizona, USICH Participates in Annual Homeless Count, Meets With Governor and Mayors

This week, USICH Director Jeff Olivet traveled to Maricopa County, Arizona, to participate in the annual Point-in-Time Count and to meet with the state’s highest elected leaders.<... Continue Reading →

White House Announces New Actions, New Challenge, and New Bill of Rights to Improve Renters’ Quality of Life

Today, the Biden-Harris administration announced new federal actions to improve renters' quality of life, released a Blueprint for a Renters Bill of Rights, and launched the Resident-Centered... Continue Reading →