Innovative Ways the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles is Working to End Veteran Homelessness

In order to see big results, the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles needed to think outside the box on ways to engage landlords and remove barriers... Continue Reading →

Using the Supportive Housing Opportunity Planner Tool to Drive Efforts to End Chronic Homelessness

It is critical for communities to know and understand their local need for supportive housing in order to end chronic homelessness. Here's how two communities are using the... Continue Reading →

Council Discusses Strategies to Increase Momentum on Ending Chronic Homelessness, Drive Action on Youth Homelessness

On April 12, the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness convened for the first Council meeting of 2016.

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USICH Announces New Deputy Director

We are thrilled to announce that Jasmine Hayes has been promoted to Deputy Director of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness.

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Using Incentives to Engage Landlords: Risk Mitigation Funds

Seattle-based Regional Coordinator Katy Miller highlights risk mitigation funds, a game-changer in landlord engagement and recruitment strategies.

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USICH Staff Updates

At USICH, our team of expert staff is our biggest asset. Keep up to date on these changes:

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Using Shelter Strategically to End Homelessness

If used well, shelter can be a great tool to end homelessness. Regional Coordinator Katy Miller introduces four things to consider as you assess the effectiveness of shelter... Continue Reading →

It’s Time We Talked the Walk on Housing First

Three pieces of advice from Deputy Director Richard Cho on how we can "talk the walk" on Housing First.

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VA Promotes Vision for Grant and Per Diem Program

In an open letter to GPD grantees, VA Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson encouraged program providers to take steps to further align housing interventions with Housing First approaches.... Continue Reading →

New Technical Assistance Efforts Poised to Help States End Chronic Homelessness

Eight states have been selected to participate in intensive technical assistance to align Medicaid and housing resources to scale supportive housing. These efforts will help states end chronic homelessness.... Continue Reading →