Showing posts from October 31, 2016

Deadline Today: Draft 2016 AHAR Data - All Persons and Veterans

Deadline Today: Draft 2016 AHAR Data - All Persons and Veterans The deadline for submitting the draft Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress data for All Persons and Veterans is today, Monday, October 31, 2016 . Communities that submit draft data by the deadline will be given priority for reviewing their data submissions and preparing for the final deadline on Thursday, December 1, 2016. If you have any questions about the AHAR process, or have questions about the data submission requirements, you can reach out to your AHAR Data Liaison or consult the following 2016 AHAR guidance materials: 2016 Introductory Guide to the AHAR 2016 AHAR Frequently Asked Questions (

News from the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness

Enhancing Access to Legal Services for Youth Experiencing Homelessness Youth experiencing homelessness have an oftentimes critical, but overlooked, need for legal services. Without them, youth may be unable to access or maintain housing, employment, health care, or other key services.  Management and Program Analyst Mary Owens recently attended the Homeless Youth Law & Policy Summit and  highlights some of the key strategies and recommendations for supporting the legal needs of youth experiencing homelessness.