News from the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness

February 9, 2016
President Obama's Budget Reflects Unwavering Commitment to Opening Doors


Cover of President Obama_s FY 2017 Budget The President's Fiscal Year 2017 Budget calls for around $6 billion in targeted homelessness assistance, and an additional $11 billion over 10 years in mandatory funding to achieve and sustain an end to family homelessness. The funding would allow us to take our efforts to a greater scale nationally to end homelessness for families, youth, individuals with disabilities, Veterans -- everyone.

View our fact sheet to learn more about the opportunities created by the President's FY 2017 Budget.   
Driving Progress in the Year Ahead: Our Top Priorities for 2016

Driving priorities
Since President Obama launched Opening Doors, we know more than ever before about what it will take to end homelessness in our country. We must seize the opportunities that are in front of us right now to end this crisis once and for all.

Learn about our priorities for the upcoming year, and let us know about yours.  

Two New Tools from HUD and its Partners Can Help You Track Your Progress in Ending Veteran Homelessness
The Federal Criteria and Benchmarks Review Tool breaks down the criteria to help you identify possible gaps in your data, information, and strategies before seeking federal confirmation.

The Master List Template and Benchmark Generation Tool includes a "by-name" list template that you can use as-is, or to identify data to include in your own by-name list.

For more information on the tools and how to use them, watch this webinar recording.    

Join Secretary Castro for HUD Webcast on President's Budget
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Tomorrow, at 1:00 p.m. EST, the Secretary will provide a briefing for stakeholders on the proposed FY 2017 HUD budget. You will hear how the proposed budget will create opportunities for your organizations and the communities you serve.

The links will go live 15 minutes before the broadcast.
Join the FY 2017 Proposed Budget Webcast
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