USICH is now accepting public input on the next Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness.

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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 →

HUD Awards Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) Grants

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is awarding $142 million in Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) funding to 33 communities, 11 of which are rural.

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Education Department Distributes Remainder of ARP-HCY Funds to All 50 States

The Department of Education released the second round of the American Rescue Plan's Homeless Children and Youth (ARP-HCY) funding this week to all 50 states.

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Council Discusses Eviction Prevention, the American Rescue Plan, and the Federal Strategic Plan

On Monday, the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) held its first meeting under newly-elected leadership to discuss the Biden-Harris administration’s vision for the Federal... Continue Reading →

Apply Now: New ARP Funds for Students Experiencing Homelessness

The Department of Education is inviting states and school districts to apply for the second round of American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding for students experiencing homelessness.

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How the American Rescue Plan Can Help Students Experiencing Homelessness

The Department of Education published new Frequently Asked Questions about how these new funds can be used to support students experiencing homelessness. 

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A New Resource for Making the Most of Pandemic Relief for Foster Youth

Do you work with or know young adults (under the age of 27) who spent time in foster care as teens (after the age of 14)?

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USICH Elects New Leaders During First Meeting of the Biden Administration

On May 27, the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) held its first meeting during the Biden administration and selected new leaders.

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A New Funding Opportunity to Help Communities Prevent and End Youth Homelessness

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is making $145 million in competitive funding available to communities committed to ending youth homelessness through the agency's Youth... Continue Reading →

HUD Reaffirms Commitment to Equal Access to Housing, Shelters, and Other Services Regardless of Gender Identity

Yesterday, HUD announced that it is withdrawing the previous administration’s proposed rule that would have weakened the Equal Access Rule. HUD has submitted its action withdrawing that... Continue Reading →