USICH is now accepting public input on the next Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness.

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Upcoming Events for Preventing and Ending Homelessness

This page is updated weekly. It curates virtual and in-person events from our council member agencies and other organizations involved in our mission to prevent and end homelessness.<... Continue Reading →

Council Discusses Eviction Prevention, the American Rescue Plan, and the Federal Strategic Plan

On Monday, the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) held its first meeting under newly-elected leadership to discuss the Biden-Harris administration’s vision for the Federal... Continue Reading →

VA Awards $418M in SSVF Grants

 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awarded $418 million last month in grants to more than 260 nonprofit organizations to help low-income veterans and their families access the... Continue Reading →

Apply Now: New ARP Funds for Students Experiencing Homelessness

The Department of Education is inviting states and school districts to apply for the second round of American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding for students experiencing homelessness.

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USICH Elects New Leaders During First Meeting of the Biden Administration

On May 27, the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) held its first meeting during the Biden administration and selected new leaders.

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HUD Reaffirms Commitment to Equal Access to Housing, Shelters, and Other Services Regardless of Gender Identity

Yesterday, HUD announced that it is withdrawing the previous administration’s proposed rule that would have weakened the Equal Access Rule. HUD has submitted its action withdrawing that... Continue Reading →

Remarks by USICH Interim Executive Director at the National Alliance to End Homelessness 2021 Virtual Conference

These remarks were delivered by USICH Interim Executive Director Anthony Love at the National Alliance to End Homelessness’ “Ending Homelessness: A Virtual Conference” on March 8-10, 2021. His remarks... Continue Reading →

Summer Council Meeting Reviews Federal Progress on COVID Response Among People Experiencing Homelessness

This year’s summer Council meeting took place on June 16. 

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Newly Validated Early Childhood Self-Assessment Tool for Shelters Released

CCSA, in partnership with the Administration for Children and Families, recently released the validated and revised Early Childhood Self-Assessment Tool for Shelters.

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USICH and the Federal Response to Homelessness and COVID-19

USICH has worked with federal partners, direct emergency service providers, local governments, public health systems, health care facilities, and the broader homelessness services system to help reduce the... Continue Reading →