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

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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 →

HHS and HUD Launch New Housing and Services Resource Center

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are expanding their partnership and launching... Continue Reading →

HUD Awards More Indian Community Development Block Grants

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded 49 Tribal communities with more than $52 million in Indian Community Development Block Grant (ICDBG) funding through the American Rescue Plan.<... Continue Reading →

HUD Awards $41 Million in Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) Grants

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of HIV/AIDS Housing awarded $41 million in Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) grants.

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HUD Announces $5.7 Million More to Combat Housing Discrimination

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is making an additional $5.7 million available in American Rescue Plan funding to help Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP)... Continue Reading →

White House Releases Transgender Day of Remembrance Report

Last month, the Biden Administration released a report from the White House’s Interagency Working Group on Safety, Opportunity,... Continue Reading →

Treasury’s Emergency Rental Assistance Payments Surpass 2.5 Million

With historic funding from the Treasury Department, state and local governments provided emergency rental assistance (ERA) to more than 521,000 renters and landlords in October.

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HUD Awards $20 Million For Eviction Protection and Diversion

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced $20 million in inaugural grants from the Eviction Protection Grant Program. 

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