USICH is in the process of creating a new 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 →

Apply Now for Emergency Food and Shelter Funding for the Southern U.S. Border

On April 13, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) allocated $150 million to the National Board for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP).

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Apply Now for the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP)

The Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the FY 2021 Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) is now available.

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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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Education Department Distributes ARP ESSER Funds to All 50 States

The Department of Education approved every state's plans for American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) and distributed all $122 billion... Continue Reading →

HUD Announces Additional Assistance to Keep Foster Youth Housed

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced that over $1 million has been awarded to public housing agencies (PHAs) across the country to... 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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