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Affordable Housing, Announcements, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
September 18, 2015
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has issued a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for $1.89 billion in fiscal year 2015 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program funding. The funds are...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
September 02, 2015
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
On August 4, 2015, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) sent a letter to Public Housing Authority directors describing the set-aside for the extraordinary administrative fees (...
Announcements, Federal News, Homelessness, State News
September 02, 2015
National Alliance to End Homelessness
The National Alliance to End Homelessness posted a SAMHSA PATH Organizational Sign-On Letter on August 11. The letter is requesting support from organizations working to end homelessness in opposing...
Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
August 21, 2015
U.S. Department of Justice
On August 6, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a statement of interest in federal court district in Idaho, responding to the case Bell v. City of Boise et al., where homeless plaintiffs were...
Federal News, Homelessness
August 05, 2015
U.S. Senate
On July 31, U.S. Senator Blumenthal introduced the Veteran Housing Stability Act of 2015, which aims to prevent and end Veteran homelessness by expanding affordable and permanent housing options for...
Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
August 03, 2015
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a new bulletin that provides guidance on how communities can leverage Medicaid benefits for housing related activities.
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Federal News
July 14, 2015
U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development
The U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development launched the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) Final Rule page in July and includes an Ask a Question option. The page contains the...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News
June 30, 2015
The Supreme Court of the United States
In the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, the Supreme Court, by a 5 to 4 vote, upheld the use of the “disparate impact” standard for...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness
June 30, 2015
National Low Income Housing Coalition
On June 25, 2015, the Senate Appropriations Committee on Transportation and Urban Development and Related Agencies (THUD) approved its FY16 appropriations bill. The proposed bill drastically reduced...
Fact Sheets, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
June 30, 2015
United States Interagency Council on Homelessness
The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) has released a fact sheet on the National Housing Trust Fund (HTF). Housing to End Homelessness: How the National Housing Trust Fund Will...
 

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