The National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC) examines the declarations of homelessness as a state of emergency (SOE) from nine jurisdictions to determine whether an SOE declaration could be used as an advocacy tool to advance permanent solutions.
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The Rapid Re-Housing Performance Benchmarks and Program Standards: The Core Component Standards
A closer look at the program standards, in particular, the accompanying principles and rationale behind each of the rapid re-housing core components per the the recently released Rapid Re-Housing Performance Benchmarks and Program Standards.
Senate McKinney & Section 8 FY 2017 Sign-On Letter
The letter, available for download above, led by Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), is circulating in the Senate in support of $2.664 billion for HUD's McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants, as well as $20.854 billion for HUD's Section 8 Tenant-Based Rental Assistance program, in fiscal year (FY) 2017. The letter was sent to the leaders of the HUD Appropriations Subcommittee.
House McKinney FY 2017 Sign-On Letter
The letter, available for download above, led by Representative Gwen Moore (D-WI), is circulating in the House of Representatives in support of the President's request of $2.664 billion for HUD's McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants in fiscal year (FY) 2017. The letter will be sent to the leaders of the HUD Appropriations Subcommittee.
Changes to VA Grant and Per Diem Program
The Alliance works with partners across the country to develop and implement strategies that end homelessness. Together, these strategies are resulting in significant progress toward reaching this goal. Prevent homelessness before it occurs Focus on timely returns to Permanent housing Implement evidence based strategies at the community level Strengthen the support system for vulnerable.