Homelessness Update: July Conference Registration Open

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Registration open for national conference on ending homelessness
Early registration for the 2016 National Conference on Ending Homelessness is now available. The conference will take place at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel from July 26 to 28, 2016,

Sign up at the early registration rate of $550 per person until 3 p.m. ET on Friday, May 6, 2016. After May 6 the rate will increase to $585 per person.

Visit the conference website to REGISTER NOW

Discounted room rates at the host hotel are $209 plus tax and available through July 8, 2016, or until the hotel room block is sold out. Make your reservations now by calling 202-898-9000 and giving the code NAEH, or online.

*Please note that reserving a room at the hotel DOES NOT include registration for the conference.
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hill update
Subcommittee approves $2.33B in homeless assistance grants
On April 19 the Senate Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Subcommittee approved its $56.474 billion measure to fund the U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies in fiscal year 2017.

The subcommittee included $2.33 billion for McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants, an $80 million increase over FY 2016 funding, but $330 million below the Administration’s proposed FY 2017 level. The full Senate Appropriations Committee is scheduled to markup this bill on April 21.

Read Senator Collins’ opening statement.
See the highlights from the bill »
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Ending Homelessness Today
the official blog of the national alliance to end homelessness
Housing is an equalizer
by Guest Blogger, Vera Beech, Community Rebuilders (Kent County, MI)
Vera Beech, Executive Director of Community Builders in Keny County, Michigan, talks about why rapid re-housing works for their consumers.
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Housing identification activities for new rapid re-housing providers
by Jen Saunders
In an earlier blog in our Rapid Re-Housing Know-How Series we mentioned the three core components of rapid re-housing: housing identification; rent and move-in assistance; and case management and services. This week we will focus on the first component: housing identification.
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