Time Is Running Out to Comment on the Next Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness

The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) is in the process of creating a new Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness, and we want your input.<... Continue Reading →

The Biden-Harris Administration’s Strategies to End Veteran Homelessness

The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a fact sheet on Veteran's Day... Continue Reading →

VA Provides Relief for Veterans in High-Cost Rental Markets 

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has updated regulations governing the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) grant program. 

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FEMA Extends Coverage of COVID-19 Response Costs

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that it will financially support certain COVID-19 work through April 1, 2022.

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USICH’s Core Values as We Create a Federal Strategic Plan

The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) recently started an intensive process to create a new Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness. As we undertake this... Continue Reading →

New Treasury Data Shows ERA Progress, But “Every Unnecessary Eviction Is One Too Many”

As the Treasury Department prepares to take back some emergency rental assistance (ERA) funding, “nearly all” jurisdictions reported progress in getting out the aid during September, which... Continue Reading →

USICH Votes on Federal Strategic Plan and Veteran Homelessness at October Meeting

The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) held its quarterly meeting on Wednesday to discuss the Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness as well as... Continue Reading →

CoC NOFO Applications Are Due in Less Than a Month. Here Are the Highlights.

Communities have a little less than a month left to submit their applications to HUD. The deadline is Tuesday, November 16, 8 p.m. ET.

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Treasury Releases ERA Reallocation Guidance

The Treasury Department published new guidance about the process for taking back emergency rental assistance (ERA) funds from communities that are slow to use them and giving... Continue Reading →

HUD Issues New Rules for Landlords Considering Eviction

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued new requirements this week for landlords considering eviction of tenants in HUD-subsidized public housing and certain properties with... Continue Reading →