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Feds Make Available Nearly $100 Million for Homeless Housing
Specifically, the funding will assist individuals who are transitioning out of institutional settings and are at a high risk of homelessness.
posted 2/13/13 2:10 PM read complete story
Veteran Homelessness Declines in 2012
Homelessness among veterans and the chronically homeless declined by 7% in 2012, according to data released today by Department of Veteran Affairs and Department of Housing & Urban Development officials. However, the overall rate of homelessness in the nation. remained largely unchanged, while the rate of homeless families increased.
posted 12/11/12 09:45 AM read complete story
HUD Releases $1.6 Billion for Homeless Housing Program
Created to address to problems associated with homelessness, the Continuum of Care initiative comprises a set of three competitively-awarded programs. Applicants can request funding for one-year grants in the areas of supportive housing, shelter-plus care, or single residency occupancy programs.
posted 11/15/12 5:23 PM read complete story
Affordable Housing Shortage Seen Increasing Homeless Rate
This report's findings could influence federal policymaking decisions leading to increased funding for future development of affordable housing.
posted 9/24/12 03:04 AM read complete story
Experimental Program for Homeless Families Extended 5 Years
A pilot program -- initially launched in New York as a one-year experiment -- that provides housing for homeless families at risk of losing their children to foster care is being extended for another five years and expanded to other states, thanks to $25 million in federal funding and an additional $10 million from private funders.
posted 9/13/12 07:30 AM read complete story
Indiana Says State Initiative Cuts Chronically Homeless
Indiana state officials are crediting the state's Permanent Supportive Housing Initiative (PSHI) as a reason for a 25% decline in chronically homeless from last year's point-in-time count. The data come from a new report by the state Housing and Community Development Authority (HCDA) on the2012 poin...
posted 8/13/12 3:51 PM read complete story
Cost of HUD Homeless Program Cuts into Other Funds
HUD homelessness grants may be receiving an increase in the FY 2013 proposed budget, but Ann Oliva, director, Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs in HUD's Office of Community Planning and Development, says various program costs are cutting into grantee awards. Oliva tells CDD that participa...
posted 7/19/12 4:35 PM read complete story
HUD Continuum of Care Plans Allow Current Renewals
HUD publishes its interim rule on July 14 implementing the new Continuum of Care (CofC) program combining the Supportive Housing (SHP), Shelter Plus Care and Moderate Rehabilitation/Single-Room Occupancy (SRO) programs into a single grant for combating homelessness. Developers, nonprofits, public h...
posted 7/17/12 12:23 PM read complete story
HUD, VA Nearing Homeless Vet Voucher Goal
HUD and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are within 5% of their goal of having veterans comprise 88% of those using vouchers in the joint HUD-VA Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program. The goal update is in a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on HUD-VASH data-collection im...
posted 7/16/12 1:41 PM read complete story
HUD Questions Nonprofit Homelessness Spending
HUD inspectors say the Mid-Willamette Valley (OR) Community Action Agency (MWVCAA) should provide justification for $64,608 in money spent from its Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP). MWVCAA received $818,455 in HPRP funds from the state and $582,623 from the city of Sal...
posted 7/9/12 09:33 AM read complete story
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