The DuPage Housing Authority is celebrating their 75th Diamond Anniversary. Created on September 28th, 1942, the DuPage Housing Authority is one of 17 housing authorities in the Chicago Metropolitan area and serves over 3,000 program participants and 1,600 property owners. For additional details, please click on the link below: DHA Diamond Anniversary (PDF)
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After returning from the August recess, Congress and the White House struck a deal to pass a continuing resolution to keep the government funded through December, along with Harvey disaster relief funding and a debt ceiling raise. This means government programs will continue to receive funding at the same level as Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 [...]
HUD recently released the second webinar in a series of three webinars to assist Continuums of Care (CoCs) and Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Lead Agencies understand how HMIS can be used to assist in identifying people who are experiencing chronic homelessness. The Reporting on Chronic Homelessness webinar describes how HMIS records are used to determine chronic [...]
The Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition has been posted to the FY 2017 CoC Program Competition: Funding Availability page on the HUD Exchange. Submission Deadline: Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 8:00 PM EDT The electronic application in e-snaps will be available on or [...]
This Saturday, July 15, marks the 30th anniversary of the McKinney-Vento Act, the landmark legislation that mandated the removal of barriers to education for homeless children. Today, while there is still much work to do, we've made great strides in understanding more about how homelessness impacts children, and how educators can support them in receiving [...]
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is providing a panel discussion on how recovery happens even for people who have spent most of their lives without housing. How can I reach someone who seems unaware that help is possible? How can I assist someone to set meaningful goals when they say that [...]
The grand re-opening of the Illinois Department of Human Services DuPage County Family Community Service Center took place on Friday, June 9th. Their new location at 1717 Park Street, Suite 105, Naperville, 60563 officially opened last month to serve the DuPage County area. IDHS Director, Division of Family & Community Services Diane Grigsby Jackson; IDHS Public Service [...]
The United Stated Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has updated the Community Planning and Development (CPD) Income Eligibility Calculator to incorporate FY 2017 Income Limits for: • Brownfield Economic Development Initiative (BEDI) • Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) • CDBG Disaster Recovery Assistance • Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) • Housing Opportunities for [...]
The recently released Coordinated Entry for Youth Brief provides an overview of the four Coordinated Entry core elements (Access, Assessment, Prioritization, and Referral). Since the coordinated entry process for youth should be informed by the expertise and capacity of all youth-serving providers and organizations in a community, this resource includes key considerations for coordinated entry processes specifically for [...]
The Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) has just released a nationwide RFP for New Market Tax Credits. They are seeking new projects that combine supportive housing units with primary and behavioral health services. The type of projects that this RFP is looking for might include: (1) Community health centers that offer primary care and other healthcare services [...]