Homelessness

 
Announcements, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
January 31, 2012
Reaching Home kicked off a new phase of its work with a meeting on January 30, 2012, of the newly expanded Steering Committee and discussion of Opening Doors-CT, a framework for ending homelessness...
Announcements, Homelessness
January 30, 2012
Government Accountability Office (GAO)
A U.S Government Accountability Office (GAO) report, seeking to assess the feasibility of eliminating veteran homelessness by 2015, finds a disturbing rise in homelessness among female veterans....
Announcements, Homelessness
January 25, 2012
Housing and shelter requests topped the calls to the United Way’s 2-1-1 Infoline in 2011. Of the over 391,500 calls received by 2-1-1 in 2011, the number of requests related to housing jumped...
Homelessness, Reports and Publications
January 23, 2012
National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH)
A new report from the National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH) shows a nationwide 1% decrease in homelessness, although NAEH notes that this is not indicative of a permanent trend. The NAEH...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness
January 18, 2012
HUD has published the FY12 funding allocations for its Community Planning and Development (CPD) formula programs, with significant funding cuts for localities for most programs. HUD’s CPD...
Affordable Housing, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
January 17, 2012
  The U.S Conference of Mayors issued its annual report on homelessness and hunger in December 2011. The report focuses on the results of a surveyed issued to 29 cities. The main findings...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Federal News, Homelessness, Supportive Housing
January 11, 2012
On December 20, 2011, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan awarded $1.47 billion to renew funding for state and local homeless programs throughout the country, $62 million more than the $1.41 billion...
Homelessness, Reports and Publications, State News
January 10, 2012
The 2012 Point in Time Count (PIT), conducted by the CT Coalition to End Homelessness (CCEH), will focus on the homeless children, families, and individuals that are sleeping in shelters. The PIT...
Community Development, Homelessness, Reports and Publications
January 10, 2012
A recent posting by the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) explores harm reduction for youth as a model for ending youth homelessness. As the posting explains, the harm...
Affordable Housing, Announcements, Community Development, Federal News, Homelessness
December 21, 2011
Half of Connecticut CDBG recipients would see funding cuts according to new estimates issued last week by HUD Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development (CPD) Mercedes Má...
 

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