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How State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Are Being Used to Address Homelessness

One year after passage of the American Rescue Plan (ARP), new data show how the State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund (SLFRF) is being used to address homelessness.<... Continue Reading →

The 1-Year Impact of the American Rescue Plan’s Emergency Rental Assistance

One year after President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan (ARP), new Treasury Department data show how emergency rental assistance (ERA) has played a key role in preventing... Continue Reading →

FEMA Extends Coverage of COVID-19 Response Costs

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

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HUD Awards $2.6B in Continuum of Care (CoC) Funding

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded more than $2.6 billion in FY 2021 Continuum of Care (CoC) program funding for roughly 7,000 local homeless housing and... Continue Reading →

HUD Awards More American Rescue Plan Funding to Combat Housing Discrimination

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced an additional $2.4 million in American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding for Fair Housing Initiatives Program (FHIP) agencies.

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Education Department Approves Every State’s Plan for ARP-HCY Funding

The Department of Education has approved every state's plans for spending the American Rescue Plan-Homeless Children and Youth (ARP-HCY) Fund.

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Treasury: Lowest-Income Renters Received 80% of the ERA That’s Been Delivered

The Treasury Department announced that more than 80% of the emergency rental assistance (ERA) that has been delivered went to extremely low-income households at risk of eviction in 2021. It also... Continue Reading →

VA Research Reveals Preferred Homelessness Language Across Populations

The VA National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans conducted surveys on what language people use to describe people experiencing homelessness.

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My Vision for Preventing and Ending Homelessness: A Message From USICH Executive Director Jeff Olivet

When I joined the movement to prevent and end homelessness in 1994, the general perception was that homelessness was new, that it was colorblind, and that we would work ourselves... Continue Reading →

Findings—and Limitations—of the 2021 Point-in-Time Count

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on February 4 released its Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) that outlines findings from the Point-in-Time (PIT) count, which surveys the number... Continue Reading →