USDA Offers New ERA Incentives and Support for Property Owners

With state and local governments struggling to deliver emergency rental assistance (ERA) to renters and landlords, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced new incentives and... Continue Reading →

Treasury Issues 7 New Policies (and a Warning) to Expedite Emergency Rental Assistance

The Treasury Department said there's been “steady improvement” — particularly among state and local governments that have adopted its guidance —  in the delivery... Continue Reading →

USICH to U.S. Conference of Mayors: “We Need Your Help”

On August 25, USICH Interim Executive Director Anthony Love addressed the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) Community Development and Housing Committee.

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White House Extends COVID Coverage of Non-Congregate Shelter Costs

As coronavirus cases surge, President Biden issued a memo last week to order the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to keep covering certain costs associated with the pandemic.<... Continue Reading →

How One County Distributed 83% of Its ERA Funds

Last week, Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Wally Adeyemo participated in a discussion with tenants, landlords, community leaders, and administrators of Prince George's County, Md.'s effective... Continue Reading →

USICH Wants Your Input on the 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 →

HUD Announces $2.6B in CoC Grants for Homeless Services

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced the first Continuum of Care (CoC) Program grants since the start of both the COVID-19 pandemic and... Continue Reading →

USICH Releases Delta Guidance for Protecting People Experiencing Homelessness

The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) released new CDC-informed guidance to help communities minimize the spread and impact of the Delta variant of COVID-19 among... Continue Reading →

USICH Releases Guide to American Rescue Plan Funding That Impacts People Experiencing Homelessness

The U.S. Interagency Council on Homeless (USICH) released a new resource today to help people navigate the American Rescue Plan (ARP) and the many ways it can... Continue Reading →

Treasury Has a Reminder for State and Local Governments: Eliminate Undue ERA Documentation

The Treasury Department has a reminder for state and local governments: Eliminate undue documentation to more quickly get Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) in the hands of people who need... Continue Reading →