Check Out the Highlights, Register for Webinar on the FY 2016 Continuum of Care NOFA

Here are a few highlights on policy priorities from HUD's FY 2016 Continuum of Care Program Competition Notice of Funding Availability.

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USICH, HUD Release Criteria and Benchmark for Ending Chronic Homelessness

Newly released criteria and benchmark for communities to use as they drive towards to goal of ending chronic homelessness.

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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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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 →

Federal Partners Announce States Selected for Medicaid-Housing Agency Partnership Program Support

Eight states have been selected to participate in technical assistance to bring supportive housing to scale through Medicaid-Housing partnerships.

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Bridging Gaps in Implementing the Olmstead Mandate and Ending Chronic Homelessness

Deputy Director Richard Cho reflects on the recently released document, Fulfilling the Dream: Aligning State Efforts to Implement Olmstead and End Chronic Homelessness.  

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Driving Progress in the Year Ahead: Our Top Priorities for 2016

We know what it will take to end homelessness in our country. We've outlined our top priorities for 2016 to get us closer than ever before.

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Achieving an End to Chronic Homelessness: How the Final Definition Will Help

This morning, HUD published the final definition of chronic homelessness. This definition gets us closer to the originally intended target population-people with high service needs and disabilities who, if... Continue Reading →

Final Chronic Definition Adds Flexibility, Inclusiveness, and Specificity

HUD has issued a final rule on the definition of chronic homelessness. The University of Pennsylvania's Dennis Culhane walks us through the reasoning behind the changes and explains... Continue Reading →