Showing posts from September 21, 2015

The Cost of Criminalizing Homelessness Just Went Up by $1.9 Billion

HUD Funding Requirement Building on Department of Justice Enforcement Published on Sep 18, 2015 - 11:56:38 AM By: National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty ( WASHINGTON, DC September 18, 2015 - Today, September 18, 2015, the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) added to the growing federal pressure against criminalization of homelessness by incentivizing communities to take steps to end criminalization in its $1.9 billion grant program for federal homelessness funding. HUD’s new requirement for applicants of federal homelessness funding follows on the heels of the Department of Justice’s announcement in August that criminalizing individuals for being homeless is unconstitutional. Every two years, HUD issues its Notice of Funding Availability to local Continuums of Care (local partnerships of public and private agencies that address homelessness in a given geographic area). In this year’s application for the $1.9 billion in funds, for t

September 2015 NCHV eNewsletter

NCHV eNewsletter September 2015 HUD Secretary Castro to Address 2015 NCHV Veterans Access to Housing Summit, Registration SOLD OUT "The Drive to December" Oct. 5-6 in Washington, D.C.  Download the 2015 NCHV Veterans Access to Housing Summit schedule The 2015 NCHV Veterans Access to Housing Summit,  "The Drive to December",  will be held Oct. 5-6 at the Grand Hyatt Washington in Washington, D.C. Due to overwhelming demand, registration for this event is now CLOSED . NO walk-up registrations will be accepted. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro will be on hand to help us kick off two days of intense working sessions with an update on national policy and progress on ending veteran homelessness.  This year's Summit will gather Federal agencies involved in ending veteran homelessness, technical assistance partners for the major home

EMPLOYMENT OPP: Data Analyst (Portland, Oregon)

  Greetings all; I am forwarding an HMIS job opportunity to my network, Please forward to anyone interested. Multnomah County Department of County Human Services invites applications for a Data Analyst with the SUN Service System. This is a full-time position located in downtown Portland. As always feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns. -W Sincerely, Wendy Smith HMIS System Administrator Portland Housing Bureau (P) 503.823.2386 This email and any attachments are confidential and may be privileged. If you are not the named recipient, or have otherwise received this communication in error, please delete it from your inbox, notify the sender immediately, and do not disclose its contents to any other person, use for any purpose, or store or copy them in any medium. Thank you for your cooperation. From