USICH Updates COVID and Disaster Collections of Federal Guidance and Resources

Coronavirus variants and the hurricane season present unique threats to people experiencing homelessness and threaten to force more Americans into homelessness.

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Treasury Department Outlines the ERA Reallocation Process

The Treasury Department released new data on the Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program that shows “significant growth” in the number of households receiving this aid. But not everywhere is... Continue Reading →

HUD Expands Tribal HUD-VASH Program

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), announced an expansion of the Tribal HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (Tribal... Continue Reading →

HUD Awards Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) Grants

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is awarding $142 million in Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) funding to 33 communities, 11 of which are rural.

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USICH, HUD Launch House America Initiative to Address Homelessness Crisis

Today, Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia Fudge, who serves as chair of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH), joined Biden administration... Continue Reading →

Treasury Releases More ERA Funding to High-Performing State and Local Governments

The Treasury Department is releasing the remainder of the American Rescue Plan's Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) funding—more than $13 billion—to state and local governments... Continue Reading →

HUD Opens Access to $5 Billion in HOME-ARP Grants

After announcing $5 billion in the American Rescue Plan for the HOME Investment Partnerships program in April, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) made the funds available this... Continue Reading →

USICH Is Listening to You as We Create a New Federal Strategic Plan. Here’s How.

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. It requires input from... Continue Reading →

VA to Award $116.4M in GPD Grants

Starting September 30, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will begin awarding $116.4 million in grants through the Grant and Per Diem program (GPD).  

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HUD Releases New Research on Increasing Affordable Housing

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released new research on innovative strategies that state and local governments are using to bring down the barriers... Continue Reading →