Showing posts from April 7, 2016

SNAPS In Focus: Ending Veteran Homelessness and What it Means for Zero: 2016 Communities

SNAPS In Focus: Ending Veteran Homelessness and What it Means for Zero: 2016 Communities In October, HUD and its Federal partners, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH), released Federal criteria and benchmarks associated with what it means to end veteran homelessness locally. As of today, we have been able to celebrate victory with 23 communities and 2 states that were able to demonstrate to the interagency review team that they had met these benchmarks and criteria. And we know that in the months to come, even more communities will be able to claim success. I’m excited to share that so far this year, four communities participating in the HUD-supported Zero: 2016 initiative have taken wh

Income Eligibility Calculator Now Available for ESG

The CPD Income Eligibility Calculator has been expanded to include the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program. What is the Income Eligibility Calculator? The Income Eligibility Calculator is an interactive tool that automates calculation of an individual’s or family’s income, for determining eligibility for HUD programs. How Does the Income Eligibility Calculator Work? The calculator asks a series of questions, depending on the program (e.g. ESG, CDBG, etc.), activities, and other inputs. The user enters information about the program applicant while the calculator generates a summary of results for each applicant. The user then saves or prints the summary sheets to include in the beneficiary's file. To help ensure the privacy of applicants, you input

Homelessness Update

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