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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...
Affordable Housing, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
June 24, 2015
United States Interagency Council on Homelessness
The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) released an amendment to Opening Doors: Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness on June 22, 2015. This amendment utilizes...
Affordable Housing, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness, Reports and Publications, Supportive Housing
June 02, 2015
U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH)
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) in partnership with the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) released a tip sheet, entitled Interagency Data Disclosure: A Tip Sheet on Interagency...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Supportive Housing
June 02, 2015
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is requesting public comment on the proposed Small Area Fair Market Rent (SAFMR) method to increase housing opportunities for Housing Choice...
 

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