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HUD Awards More Funding to Help Keep Former Foster Youth Housed

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently awarded nearly $621,000 to 14 public housing agencies (PHAs) in 12 states.

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“We All Have a Role to Play”: Jeff Olivet’s Full Remarks at NAEH Conference on Ending Homelessness

USICH Executive Director Jeff Olivet delivered remarks during the 2022 National Conference on Ending Homelessness hosted by the National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH). 

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87% Leased or Issued: The Unprecedented Progress of Emergency Housing Vouchers

The American Rescue Plan's $5 billion investment in emergency housing vouchers (EHVs) is helping tens of thousands of people escape homelessness.

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HUD and USICH Announce 100th Community to Join “House America”

Today, Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia Fudge announced Santa Clara County, California, as the 100th community to join the Biden-Harris administration’s House America initiative... Continue Reading →

VA Publishes Interim Final Rule for Legal Services for Homeless Veterans Grant Program

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published an interim final rule this month that allows the federal agency to enhance the provision of legal services for... Continue Reading →

Biden Administration Announces First-of-Its Kind Funding Opportunity for Unsheltered Homelessness

Today, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a first-of-its-kind package of resources for unsheltered homelessness and homeless encampments.  

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USICH Votes on National Goal to Reduce Homelessness

The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) held its second quarterly meeting of 2022 on Monday, June 13, to discuss the crisis of unsheltered homelessness and the Federal Strategic Plan... Continue Reading →

USICH Meets with California Congresswoman to Discuss Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness

This week, U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) Executive Director Jeff Olivet met with Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán to discuss homelessness in California’s 44th... Continue Reading →

USICH Releases Principles for Addressing Encampments

Communities across the United States are facing a crisis of unsheltered homelessness. 

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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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