(NAEH) What Can We Expect for Homelessness in the Biden Administration?

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Save the Date - January 27 Webinar:
Homeless Policy in the Biden Administration

What can we expect in homelessness and affordable housing policy under the Biden administration?

President-Elect Joe Biden made detailed commitments on these issues when campaigning for the White House. Since his election, Biden has included homelessness and housing proposals in his COVID relief package, with more announcements expected soon.

Join Alliance policy experts for the "Homeless Policy in the Biden Administration" webinar on Wednesday, 1/27 at 2 pm Eastern for an in-depth analysis of what comes next on federal homeless policy.
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New Vaccine Resources for Homeless Service Providers

Successful COVID-19 vaccination efforts will require effective communication with both staff members and clients. New resources from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development provide tips for building staff confidence in vaccinations, and preparing them to discuss vaccination with people experiencing homelessness.

Registration Open for "Ending Homelessness: A Virtual Conference"

Registration is now open for Ending Homelessness:  A Virtual Conference, a three-day virtual event taking place March 8 – 10, 2021.

The Conference will cover successful strategies in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, address emerging challenges, and explore innovative new ways to solve problems. Workshops and plenaries have been developed in concert with people who have experienced homelessness, and with a focus on race and equity. 
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Conducting an Unsheltered Point-in-Time Count During the COVID-19 Pandemic

(HUD) Reminder: ESG-CV Quarterly Report – Due January 30, 2021

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Reminder: ESG-CV Quarterly Report – Due January 30, 2021

This is a reminder that Emergency Solutions Grants CARES Act (ESG-CV) recipients must submit their quarterly report, covering the period ending December 31, 2020, in the Sage HMIS Reporting Repository (Sage) by 11:59 PM EST on January 30, 2021.



If you have questions about the ESG-CV Quarterly Report, please submit them through the HUD Exchange Ask A Question (AAQ) portal. On Step 2 of the question submission process, select “Sage” in the “My question is related to” dropdown.

Visit the HUD Exchange at https://www.hudexchange.info

(USICH) SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19: The Federal Response for Families and Individuals Experiencing Homelessness -- 12 Month Update

January 19, 2021
Trauma-Informed Care + Affordable Housing = Housing Stability
USICH, SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19: The Federal Response for Families and Individuals Experiencing Homelessness -- 12 Month Update as of December 31, 2020
This report is focused on USICH’s efforts and national outcomes during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on families and individuals experiencing homelessness through December 31, 2020. The first part of this report is an “update” covering July 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020, and includes lessons learned throughout the year of 2020. The second part of this report covers January 1, 2020 through June 30, 2020, and was originally issued July 6, 2020.
Reminder: CDC Webinar on COVID-19 Vaccination for People Experiencing Homelessness - TODAY at 2:00 p.m. Eastern
Don't miss today's CDC webinar on COVID-19 Vaccination and People Experiencing Homelessness. During this webinar, the CDC will provide the most recent updates about COVID-19 vaccination for people experiencing homelessness, covering COVID-19 vaccine basics, safety, the prioritization of persons experiencing homelessness for COVID-19 vaccination, special considerations for the vaccination of this population, and an example strategy from the Minnesota Department of Health.
U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness
301 7th St. SW, Washington, DC 20407
Phone: 202.708.4663 / E-mail: usich@usich.gov