Baltimore, Boise, Vermont Join “House America” to Address Homelessness Crisis

Several more states and communities recently joined House America, the federal-local partnership to address the nation’s homelessness crisis.

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What Other Cities Can Learn From Boston’s Public Health Approach to Homelessness

The rise of encampments has moved homelessness to the top of the list for local leaders.

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US Department of Labor Awards More Than $57M to Help Veterans Overcome, Avoid Homelessness; Reenter the Workforce

The U.S. Department of Labor has announced the award of more than $57 million in grants to organizations that help Veterans experiencing homelessness find meaningful employment and... Continue Reading →

DOT Announces New Grants to Address Homelessness Through Transit Planning

This week, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced $13 million in new grants that can help communities address homelessness through transit planning.

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Responding to the Growing Crisis of Unsheltered Homelessness and Encampments 

Solving homelessness for people living unsheltered, in encampments, and in vehicles is one of the most challenging issues facing many communities. It was a public health crisis even before... Continue Reading →

HUD Doubles Funding for the Eviction Protection Grant Program

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced an additional $20 million for its Eviction Protection Grant Program, which doubles the amount allocated when it launched ... Continue Reading →

HUD Awards Additional $1.4M in Housing Assistance for Foster Youth

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently awarded more than $1.4 million in housing assistance for young people who are transitioning out of foster care and at... Continue Reading →

Biden Announces New Actions, and Urges Congress, to Make Housing More Affordable

Housing is one of the largest costs for Americans, and the shortage of housing in this country is one of the largest drivers of inflation. Today, the... Continue Reading →

“Homelessness Is Not Just an Urban Issue”: USICH Visits Seattle to Meet With City and Suburban Mayors

This week, USICH Executive Director Jeff Olivet and Regional Coordinator Katy Miller traveled to Seattle to meet with people experiencing homelessness as well as the providers and public officials... Continue Reading →

FEMA Wants Your Feedback on Pandemic Public Assistance

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance Program is seeking public feedback, through May 24, on a draft policy that will establish deadlines and cost-sharing application related to... Continue Reading →