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 Coordintor 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 →

Keeping Families Together: Tailoring Interventions for High-Needs Families

Supportive housing is showing great promise for high-needs families facing the most significant and complex challenges. 

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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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