Disaster Recovery Homelessness Toolkit

December 21, 2016

HUD's Disaster Recovery Homelessness Toolkit is designed help communities better address the needs of people experiencing homelessness, and other vulnerable populations, during a disaster. 

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Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Clarification on Allowable Housing-Related Expenditures

December 06, 2016

The HIV/AIDS Bureau Policy Clarification Notice 16-02: Eligible Individuals and Allowable Uses of Funds establishes guidelines for allowable housing-related expenditures under the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.

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Family Reconnect Toolkit by Eva’s Initiatives

December 01, 2016

The toolkit has been developed by the Canadian organization Eva's Initiatives for groups and communities interested in exploring family intervention methods in response to youth homelessness.

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Webinar: Preparing for the 2017 PIT Count: Promising Practices for Counting Youth

November 22, 2016

This webinar provides guidance for communities preparing for the 2017 Point-in-Time count. Federal partners have agreed to establish 2017 as the baseline year for measuring progress in ending youth homelessness in the context of the PIT count. 

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Case Studies: Building School/Housing Partnerships for Families Experiencing Homelessness

November 04, 2016

This series of profiles features communities that are using innovative, collaborative practices to increase housing stability and school attendance of children and youth experiencing homelessness.

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Engaging Landlords: National League of Cities Landlord Engagement Events

October 06, 2016

The National League of Cities published this brochure to share key lessons learned from their efforts to connect with landlords through recruitment and engagement events in four cities across the country. The brochure details the planning and learning that took place while engaging with landlords to help end Veteran homelessness.

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Asking the Right Questions about Tiny Houses

September 29, 2016

The tiny house movement has been in the news a lot recently for its perceived potential to quickly house individuals experiencing homelessness, particularly in communities where there is an extreme lack of affordable housing. Before communities embrace this approach, however, we believe that caution is warranted. 

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Strategies for Partnering with Faith-Based Organizations

September 29, 2016

Through their deep sense of duty to their neighbors and ability to marshal expertise, resources, passion, and people, faith-based organizations are critical partners in the work of ending homelessness. 

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Housing First Checklist: Assessing Projects and Systems for a Housing First Orientation

September 28, 2016

This tool is intended for use by policymakers, government officials, and practitioners alike to help make a basic assessment of whether and to what degree a particular housing program is employing a Housing First approach.

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Engaging Landlords: Tips for Housing Veterans

September 28, 2016

Developed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, this webpage provides information on the benefits to landlords, tips on housing inspections, a five-step guide to becoming a HUD-VASH landlord, and additional information on ways to support Veterans experiencing homelessness.

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