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

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VA Publishes Interim Final Rule for Legal Services for Homeless Veterans Grant Program

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published an interim final rule this month that allows the federal agency to enhance the provision of legal services for... 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 →

US Department of Labor Awards More Than $57M to Help Veterans Overcome, Avoid Homelessness; Reenter the Workforce

The U.S. Department of Labor has announced the award of more than $57 million in grants to organizations that help Veterans experiencing homelessness find meaningful employment and... Continue Reading →

New VA White Paper on Effective HUD-VASH Contracting

The VHA Homeless Programs Office published a new white paper called “Effective Practices in HUD-VASH Contracting: An Innovative Practice in VHA Homeless Program Operations.” 

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VA Vows to House 38,000 Veterans Experiencing Homelessness in 2022

Between 2010 and 2020, the number of Veterans experiencing homelessness was cut in half. Unfortunately, that progress has stalled since 2016. 

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VA Awards $64.7M in Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Funding

The Department of Veterans Affairs awarded 36 capital grants, totaling $64.7 million, to community organizations under VA’s Grant and Per Diem (GPD) program to improve the... Continue Reading →

VA Research Reveals Preferred Homelessness Language Across Populations

The VA National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans conducted surveys on what language people use to describe people experiencing 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 →

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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