Implementation and Approval of Owner-Adopted Admissions Preferences for Individuals/Families

July 25, 2013

This HUD notice advises multifamily housing owners on where there is flexibility in policies around waiting lists and screening criteria.

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CMS Information Bulletin on Super Utilizers

July 24, 2013

This Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) information bulletin on “super-utilizers” highlighted the role of housing in reducing health care costs.

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Supportive Housing Quality Toolkit

July 01, 2013

This toolkit, from the Corporation for Supporting Housing, contains tools, templates and project profiles designed for anyone interested or involved in creating or maintaining supportive housing.

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Guidance on Housing Individuals and Families Experiencing Homelessness through the Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher Programs

June 10, 2013

This notice provides guidance on HUD policies and program regulations related to the following topics: waiting list management and preferences; admissions policies regarding criminal activity, substance use/abuse, and rental history; program termination and eviction policies; and project-basing vouchers for supportive housing.

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Housing and Education Collaborations to Serve Homeless Children, Youth, and Families

March 01, 2013

This brief provides basic information to help homelessness service providers and homeless education staff understand each other’s role in supporting children, youth, and families experiencing homelessness, while offering tools to enhance collaboration among agencies.
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Federal Framework to End Youth Homelessness

February 01, 2013

The 2012 Amendment to Opening Doors, which includes the Federal Framework to End Youth Homelessness, was developed to specifically address what strategies should be implemented to improve the educational outcomes for children and youth, and the steps that need to be taken to advance the goal of ending youth homelessness by 2020.

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Use of TANF Funds to Serve Homeless Families and Families at Risk of Experiencing Homelessness (HHS)

February 01, 2013

This HHS Information Memorandum discusses the importance of addressing family homelessness with allowable uses of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) funds for families experiencing and at risk of experiencing homelessness.

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Conducting Homeless Counts on Native American Lands: A Toolkit

February 01, 2013

This toolkit from the Housing Assistance Council highlights tools and methods that can be used to conduct a homeless count on American Indian and Alaska Native lands.

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2012 Report to Congress on Homeless Veterans

December 18, 2012

For Fiscal Year 2012, the Senate Committee on Appropriations asked us for an assessment of the progress of the Department of Housing and Urban Development and Department of Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Program and of efforts to address homelessness experienced by Veterans in rural communities and on Native American reservations.

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Youth Count! Developing Strategies for Counting Unaccompanied Youth

October 16, 2012

USICH, HUD, HHS, and ED, launched Youth Count! to develop promising strategies for counting unaccompanied homeless youth, up to 24-years-old, through innovative implementations of HUD’s 2013 Point-in-Time (PIT) count. 

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