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HUD Releases Coordinated Entry for Youth Brief

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 [...]

CSH RFP Released

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 [...]

HUD Introduces Redesigned Web Pages for Grantees

Back in October HUD introduced a New HUD Exchange. Today, they are introducing a new and improved About Grantees pages on the HUD Exchange, where you can find information about HUD grantees all in one place. Easily access awards, contact information, reports, and more for organizations that receive funding from HUD. Based on user feedback, [...]

New CoC APR Submission Portal Arrives 04/01/17

On April 1, 2017, Continuum of Care (CoC) Program grant recipients will stop reporting their CoC Program Annual Performance Reports (APRs) in e-snaps and will begin submitting them in Sage HMIS Reporting Repository (Sage). Sage is an online repository that allows greater flexibility to recipients, CoCs, and HUD to report and search CoC Program APR [...]

National Day of Action for Housing 04/01/17

The National Coalition for the Homeless in Washington, DC is inviting housing and service providers, as well as other concerned individuals to join in a NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION FOR HOUSING in communities across the country, on Saturday, April 1, 2017. They are calling on everyone to make housing a priority within their community by [...]

Dr. Ben Carson Sworn in as HUD Secretary

Dr. Ben S. Carson, Sr. was sworn in today as the 17th Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Vice President Mike Pence administered the oath of office with Secretary Carson’s wife Candy and granddaughter Tesora holding the bible. Secretary Carson will now lead a cabinet agency with approximately 8,000 employees [...]

Resources from Our Federal Partners

  Published from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Recently, our partners at the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) have released the following materials and training opportunities that will assist Continuums of Care (CoCs) and their stakeholders in their efforts to prevent [...]

National Alliance to End Homelessness Offers New RRH Resource

More and more communities are embracing Housing First approaches to ending homelessness that focus on permanent housing solutions, such as rapid re-housing. While Housing First and rapid re-housing are no longer novel concepts, the change that communities must often make administratively, structurally, and philosophically to move a system toward adopting these approaches can require navigating [...]

HUD Secretary Castro Reflects Upon Progress Made

Looking towards the transition to a new Administration, Secretary Castro shares with Continuums of Care and other stakeholders his reflections on the remarkable progress that has been made since 2010 in efforts to prevent and end homelessness and on the work that we must continue in order to end homelessness in this country. Read the Secretary's [...]

HUD Awards Nearly $2B for Homeless Programs

WASHINGTON – As part of the Obama Administration’s effort to prevent and end homelessness, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded a record $1.95 billion in grants to nearly 7,600 homeless assistance programs across throughout the nation, including Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.  HUD’s Continuum of Care grants provide critically [...]