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

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HUD Opens Access to $5 Billion in HOME-ARP Grants

After announcing $5 billion in the American Rescue Plan for the HOME Investment Partnerships program in April, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) made the funds available this... Continue Reading →

USICH Is Listening to You as We Create a New Federal Strategic Plan. Here’s How.

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. It requires input from... Continue Reading →

HUD Releases New Research on Increasing Affordable Housing

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released new research on innovative strategies that state and local governments are using to bring down the barriers... Continue Reading →

HUD Issues 27 Waivers to Aid Hurricane Ida Recovery

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued 27 regulatory and administrative waivers this week to help state and local communities recover from Hurricane Ida.

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Treasury, HUD, and DOJ Urge States, Localities, and Lawyers to Take Action to Prevent Evictions

After the abrupt court-ordered end of the federal eviction moratorium, federal leaders are calling upon their state and local counterparts to take immediate action to help millions... Continue Reading →

USICH Chair Issues Statement on Eviction Moratorium

HUD Secretary Marcia Fudge, chair of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH), issued the following statement after the Supreme Court struck down the federal eviction moratorium:

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USDA Offers New ERA Incentives and Support for Property Owners

With state and local governments struggling to deliver emergency rental assistance (ERA) to renters and landlords, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced new incentives and... Continue Reading →

Treasury Issues 7 New Policies (and a Warning) to Expedite Emergency Rental Assistance

The Treasury Department said there's been “steady improvement” — particularly among state and local governments that have adopted its guidance —  in the delivery... Continue Reading →

USICH to U.S. Conference of Mayors: “We Need Your Help”

On August 25, USICH Interim Executive Director Anthony Love addressed the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) Community Development and Housing Committee.

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White House Extends COVID Coverage of Non-Congregate Shelter Costs

As coronavirus cases surge, President Biden issued a memo last week to order the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to keep covering certain costs associated with the pandemic.<... Continue Reading →