Innovative Models in Health and Housing

August 01, 2017

To improve outcomes for patients, health care systems in a growing number of communities are coming to the table to help address housing needs. Joshua Bamberger,  Associate Clinical Professor for Family and Community Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, and his colleagues profiled nine models worth sharing in a recent report, Innovative Models in Health and Housing.
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Advancing an End to Youth Homelessness: Federal and National Initiatives

July 21, 2017

There has been an unprecedented increase in collaboration both among federal agencies and between the government and locally-driven efforts to end homelessness among unaccompanied youth under age 25.

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Criteria and Benchmarks for Achieving the Goal of Ending Family Homelessness

July 19, 2017

Collaboratively with communities across America, USICH and our federal partners developed a national vision for what it means to end family homelessness, ensuring it is rare, brief, and non-recurring. The Criteria and Benchmarks for Achieving the Goal of Ending Family Homelessness ensure all communities are working towards that goal. 

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Federal Budget for Targeted Homelessness Assistance, Fiscal Year 2017

July 01, 2017

The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017, enacted on May 5, 2017, provided the following funding for targeted homelessness assistance programs.

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10 Strategies to End Veteran Homelessness

June 22, 2017

We know how to end homelessness for Veterans. USICH has identified 10 strategies that increase leadership, collaboration, and coordination and promote rapid access to permanent housing for all Veterans.

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Coordinated Entry Core Elements (HUD)

June 15, 2017

This guidebook from HUD helps CoCs as they begin planning for coordinated entry, look to improve the local system they have begun building, or check that their existing coordinated entry process complies with updated HUD requirements.

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Webinar: Intersection of Domestic and Sexual Violence and Homelessness (NASH)

June 08, 2017

The webinar is offered by the National Alliance for Safe Housing, and is designed for domestic violence programs who participate/want to participate in their Continuum of Care.

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Rapid Re-Housing for Youth Toolkit (NAEH)

June 07, 2017

The Rapid Re-Housing for Youth Toolkit  from the National Alliance to End Homelessness is broken into several topic areas:  (1) Housing First; (2) Overview of Rapid Re-Housing; (3) Core Component 1: Housing Identification; (4) Core Component 2: Rent and Move-In Assistance; (5) Core Component 3: Rapid Re-Housing Case Management and Services; and (6) Rapid Re-Housing as a Systems Approach to Ending Youth Homelessness.

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Webinar: Housing First and Rapid Re-Housing For Survivors (NASH)

June 06, 2017

The webinar is offered by the National Alliance for Safe Housing, and is designed for domestic violence programs who participate/want to participate in their Continuum of Care, particularly in anticipation of the HUD NOFA release.

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Early Childhood Homelessness in the United States: 50-State Profile (HHS)

June 01, 2017

These updated state profiles provide a snapshot of early childhood homelessness using 2014-2015 data  from the U.S. Census Bureau, the U.S. Departments of Education, Housing and Urban Development, and Health and Human Services, and the Annie E. Casey Foundation. 

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