Save the Date: Equal Access and Gender Identity Rules Training - November 2016 The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is holding a series of webinars for Continuum of Care (CoC) Collaborative Applicants and providers, Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) recipients and sub-recipients, and Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids (HOPWA) grantees to educate participants about the requirements of the Equal Access Rule and Gender Identity Rule and how to ensure that projects operate in compliance with these rules. This webinar will also provide “LGBT Language 101” training to aid participants in increasing their knowledge and skills in using appropriate, inclusive language with all clients they serve. Participants will be introduced to HUD’s TA materials to aid their compliance efforts, including a self-assessment tool , staff and volunteer training scenarios , and a policies and procedures guidebook (all available on the HUD Exchange LGBT Resource pag
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HUD Releases Updated Data on Homelessness The release of the 2015 Annual Homelessness Assessment Report (AHAR) Part 2 reinforces the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and its Federal partners’ continued commitment to providing policy-makers and practitioners with information needed to help prevent and end homelessness. It also demonstrates the commitment to continuously improve the data we collect and report on ending homelessness. Using data from local Homeless Management Information Systems (HMIS), the 2015 AHAR Part 2 provides the latest information on people experiencing homelessness nationwide during a one-year period. Since HUD began tracking this information in 2007, 104,000 fewer people experienced sheltered homelessness, a 6.5 percent decline. Between 2014 and 2015 alone, the number of people experiencing homelessness declined by 0.3 percent, with a greater decline – 2.9 percent – among people in families wi
Born and raised in Seat Pleasant, Maryland, I grew up in a community with higher rates of poverty and lower graduation rates than most of the state. Born and raised in Seat Pleasant, Maryland, I grew up in a community with higher rates of poverty and lower graduation rates than most of the state. For me, having the support of my mom was critical, but the support of mentors like the people I met at the local Boys and Girls Club, or people at my community activity center, or my youth basketball coach also helped ensure that I was able to graduate from high school and pursue my dreams. That's why I'm proud to be part of the My Brother's Keeper Success Mentors Initiative, which helps support kids in communities like the one I grew up in. Check out this video to l
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Join a Conference Call With President Obama About ACA Enrollment Thursday, October 27, 2016 | 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time You are invited to join a conference call with President Barack Obama and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell to discuss the upcoming open enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplaces under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The call will take place this Thursday, October 27, at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Please join 5–7 minutes early to avoid connection delays. We encourage you to circulate this invitation to all of your members, volunteers, and partners who will engage in enrollment efforts during the open enrollment period, November 1–January 31. RSVP To Receive the Dial-in Information Once you RSVP, a dial-in number, participant code, and individual PIN will be provided via email. This call is off the record and not for press pu
Introducing the New HUD Exchange! Today, we are introducing a New HUD Exchange! We gathered feedback from the people who use HUD Exchange and have made extensive improvements to the way the site is displayed and organized. Highlights of the new site: New navigation and ways to search Easier, quicker access to information about HUD programs Expanded ways to browse the library of resources Quick links to all of the FAQ collections Enhanced ways to find training opportunities Some things haven't changed: We are still at www.hudexchange.info All of the content is still here Your bookmarks still work Your HUD Exchange account remains the same Do you have any feedback on the
Also: Letters to the Next President * New Lenses on Economic Development * To Combat Payday Loans * Gramm Wrong on CRA -- Having trouble viewing this email? Click here. Also: Letters to the Next President ● New Lenses on Economic Development ● Strong Rule and Reforms to Combat Payday Loans ● Gramm Wrong on CRA Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Shelterforce in Print! 1 Year for $18 Subscribe Now! Industry News The Partnership for Public Service honors Lisa M. Jones for CDFI Bond Guarantee Program Jones is honored with one of eight Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals for her pioneering work to launch the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund Bond Guarantee Program.