Analyzing Racial Disparities in the Homelessness System: We Need to Get Moving. The NOFO Tells Us How

  • September 20, 2021
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The Alliance applauds its federal partners at the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) for prioritizing racial equity in this year’s Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). Continuums of Care (CoCs) are incentivized to assess their homelessness programs and […]

Serving Survivors: Using Domestic and Sexual Violence Bonus Funds and Other Resources Strategically

  • September 17, 2021
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Written By: Sharon McDonald, National Alliance to End Homelessness; Debbie Fox, National Network to End Domestic Violence; and Monica McLaughlin, National Network to End Domestic Violence One clear message from the Alliance’s blog post series on the 2021 NOFO is […]

Tax System-Based Relief Can Still Offer Individuals a Needed Boost

  • September 7, 2021
  • |Data and Graphics, Publications

Written By Julie Pagaduan | September 7, 2021 The Alliance has created a series of materials explaining the potential impact of these dollars and has cited several resources to help households file their taxes. The first part of the series […]

The NOFO is Correct: Now is the Time to Make the Connection Between Housing and Behavioral Health

  • September 2, 2021
  • |Publications

Homelessness itself is a traumatizing experience. Add COVID-19 to the picture, and it should be readily apparent that we urgently need to connect people experiencing homelessness to both housing and behavioral health supports. Research has shown that the pandemic, coupled with the related economic downturn, has negatively impacted people’s mental health and created new […]

2021 NOFO Resource Series

  • September 2, 2021
  • |Publications

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) 2021 Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Continuum of Care program presents vitally important opportunity for homelessness response systems across the country. Not only is it a chance to secure needed […]

Unsheltered Homelessness and the NOFO

  • August 31, 2021
  • |Publications

COVID-19 has brought into glaring focus the health perils people living without basic access to water and other life-saving necessities face not just during a pandemic, but every single day. We also know that a home is powerful medicine, that […]

2021 NOFO: What Is HUD Looking For?

  • August 30, 2021
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Such an analysis should influence how localities approach the new HUD Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). Analyzing systems can help communities identify key priority areas for improvement to meet their own goals of helping people quickly exit homelessness safely and […]

National Alliance to End Homelessness Calls on State and Local Leaders to Distribute Emergency Rental Assistance Funds Immediately

  • August 27, 2021
  • |Publications

“Given rising levels of homelessness and the new and continuing surge in COVID cases, it is essential that families and individuals who have homes can remain in them,” said Nan Roman, President and CEO of the National Alliance to End […]

Taking Stock of Your System: 2021 Notice of Funding Opportunity

  • August 26, 2021
  • |Publications

Little did Cynthia know that those words would resonate more strongly than ever in 2021 as Continuums of Care (CoCs) have been overwhelmed for the past 17 months. CoCs have been forced to navigate the largest health crisis that has […]

What’s New in the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)

  • August 20, 2021
  • |Publications

This year, of course, is different. The intensity of the pandemic has been a constant for one thing, for the past 17 months. It’s important that this process be managed in a way that preserves everyone’s mental health. The other […]