USICH is in the process of creating a new Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness.

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USICH’s Core Values as We Create a Federal Strategic Plan

The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) recently started an intensive process to create a new Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness. As we undertake this... Continue Reading →

New Treasury Data Shows ERA Progress, But “Every Unnecessary Eviction Is One Too Many”

As the Treasury Department prepares to take back some emergency rental assistance (ERA) funding, “nearly all” jurisdictions reported progress in getting out the aid during September, which... Continue Reading →

USICH Votes on Federal Strategic Plan and Veteran Homelessness at October Meeting

The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) held its quarterly meeting on Wednesday to discuss the Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness as well as... Continue Reading →

CoC NOFO Applications Are Due in Less Than a Month. Here Are the Highlights.

Communities have a little less than a month left to submit their applications to HUD. The deadline is Tuesday, November 16, 8 p.m. ET.

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Treasury Releases ERA Reallocation Guidance

The Treasury Department published new guidance about the process for taking back emergency rental assistance (ERA) funds from communities that are slow to use them and giving... Continue Reading →

HUD Issues New Rules for Landlords Considering Eviction

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued new requirements this week for landlords considering eviction of tenants in HUD-subsidized public housing and certain properties with... Continue Reading →

USICH Updates COVID and Disaster Collections of Federal Guidance and Resources

Coronavirus variants and the hurricane season present unique threats to people experiencing homelessness and threaten to force more Americans into homelessness.

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Treasury Department Outlines the ERA Reallocation Process

The Treasury Department released new data on the Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program that shows “significant growth” in the number of households receiving this aid. But not everywhere is... Continue Reading →

USICH, HUD Launch House America Initiative to Address Homelessness Crisis

Today, Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia Fudge, who serves as chair of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH), joined Biden administration... Continue Reading →

Treasury Releases More ERA Funding to High-Performing State and Local Governments

The Treasury Department is releasing the remainder of the American Rescue Plan's Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) funding—more than $13 billion—to state and local governments... Continue Reading →