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

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VA Designates Flexible Funding for Veterans Experiencing Homelessness

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) disbursed $20 million in December from the American Rescue Plan to VA Medical Centers (VAMCs) for Veterans experiencing homelessness or those... Continue Reading →

VA Exceeds Secretary’s Housing Goal in L.A. and Names Senior Executive Homelessness Agent

In the last three months of 2021, the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System housed 705 Veterans, exceeding the goal set by VA Secretary McDonough when he visited L.A. in... Continue Reading →

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 →

Labor Department Now Taking Applications for Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Grants

The Labor Department announced a funding opportunity for organizations to provide training and employment services to Veterans experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

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VA Announces New SSVF Funding Opportunity

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the fiscal year 2023 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)... Continue Reading →

Local VA Partnership Helps Fill Newly Housed Veterans’ Homes

Many Veterans exit homelessness with little-to-no furnishings or funds to buy essential items, like couches and plates, for their new homes.

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HUD and VA Award More HUD-VASH Vouchers

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded more than $18 million in HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) vouchers to 103 public housing agencies (PHAs) in 33 states.

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The Biden-Harris Administration’s Strategies to End Veteran Homelessness

The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a fact sheet on Veteran's Day... Continue Reading →

VA Provides Relief for Veterans in High-Cost Rental Markets 

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has updated regulations governing the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) grant program. 

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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 →