Category: Youth

Part II: Why Every Community Should Apply for the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (even if they don’t intend to submit)

Written by guest blogger, Matthew Aronson. This is the second in a two-part series, exploring the upcoming Notice of Funding Availability for the FY 2017 Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program. Part 1 can be found here. If asked when an agency will make an unpublished grant notice public, federal officials often respond with a hopeful “soon,” “imminently,” […]

Why Every Community Should Apply for the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (even if they don’t intend to submit)

Written by guest blogger, Matthew Aronson. This is the first in a two-part series, exploring the upcoming Notice of Funding Availability for the FY 2017 Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program As you may know, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will soon publish its Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the FY 2017 Youth […]

The Joint Component Is for Homeless Youth, Too!

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released the 2017 Continuum of Care (CoC) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) in July. The Alliance has a lot of resources which you can see here. Sign up for our newsletter to get more of our observations about the Competition. New HUD CoC TH-RRH Joint Component […]

Rapid Re-Housing For Youth: Lessons from the Learning Community

Over the last year, there has been a dramatic expansion in the number of rapid re-housing (RRH) programs designed to serve youth. In 2016, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded over $15 million to RRH providers focusing on implementing the intervention for youth. And already in 2017, HUD’s Youth Homelessness Demonstration […]

Day 1: Where the nation stands on youth homelessness

Today, Los Angeles, Austin, and Cleveland launch 100-day challenges to accelerate an end to youth homelessness in their communities. The energy we witnessed in Austin this week as all three communities gathered to set their goals and plans was inspiring. We are looking forward to seeing the innovative changes these cities implement. A Way Home America, the campaign coordinating the 100-day challenges, says it best: we are at a critical time. Veteran and chronic homelessness are declining thanks to systemic shifts to Housing First and a federal and philanthropic focus. Many of the same solutions are being scaled to end homelessness among single individuals and families.

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