Case Studies: Ending Homelessness for People Living in Encampments

August 10, 2017

Across the country, communities are striving to create solutions for people experiencing unsheltered homelessness—including people sleeping and living in encampments—within their efforts to implement effective and efficient coordinated entry systems.

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Webinar: FY 2017 HUD CoC Program Competition: Strategies for Success

August 03, 2017

On August 2, we hosted a webinar to review themes and strategies for success in the FY 2017 Continuum of Care Program competition.

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Coordinated Entry Processes: Building Mutual Engagement Between Schools and Continuums of Care (ED)

August 03, 2017

This Department of Education brief provides a brief overview of HUD coordinated entry processes, and suggests strategies for building local coordinated entry engagement and collaboration between schools and Continuums of Care.
 

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Addressing the Intersections of Juvenile Justice System Involvement and Youth Homelessness

August 01, 2017

A new report from the Coalition for Juvenile Justice and its partners draws on expertise from across the country to help ensure that young people do not experience homelessness as a result of being involved in the justice system, and alternatively, that experiencing homelessness does not lead young people into contact with the justice system.                                 

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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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