USICH is in the process of creating a new Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness.

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Treasury Issues Final Rule for State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds

The Department of the Treasury issued the final rule for the American Rescue Plan's State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) program.

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What We’re Hearing From YOU About the Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness

In the decade after the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) released its first comprehensive federal strategic plan, homelessness dropped—roughly 10% overall, 50% among veterans, and 30% among families.<... Continue Reading →

USICH Releases Voting Guides for Homeless Providers and People Experiencing Homelessness

To help more Americans exercise their right to vote, the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) created the following step-by-step voting guides for homeless providers and for people... Continue Reading →

VA Announces New SSVF Funding Opportunity

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the fiscal year 2023 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)... Continue Reading →

Local VA Partnership Helps Fill Newly Housed Veterans’ Homes

Many Veterans exit homelessness with little-to-no furnishings or funds to buy essential items, like couches and plates, for their new homes.

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HUD and VA Award More HUD-VASH Vouchers

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded more than $18 million in HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) vouchers to 103 public housing agencies (PHAs) in 33 states.

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HUD Announces Additional Assistance to Keep Foster Youth Housed

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced that over $1 million has been awarded to public housing agencies (PHAs) across the country to... Continue Reading →

How Cities Can Expand Affordable Housing and Reduce Homelessness: Join #HouseAmerica

Safe and affordable housing is key to thriving communities. According to the National League of Cities (NLC) annual State of the Cities report for 2021, housing is one of the... Continue Reading →

Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day: An Opportunity to Honor Those Who Passed—and to Take Action

No life should be lived or lost in homelessness. More than 15,600 people died while experiencing homelessness last year, and sadly, this is likely a vast undercount.

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16 Years of SOAR and 100,000 People Helped

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) released a report about the impact of the SOAR ... Continue Reading →