Coordinated entry is key to the effective and cost effective use of federal, state, and local resources. HUD's Notice outlines the requirements around coordinated entry that Continuums of Care must be able to meet by January 23, 2018. Read HUD's Notice.
USICH, HUD, and VA Release Updates to Criteria and Benchmarks for Ending Veteran Homelessness
After a year of engaging with communities and reviewing their accomplishments, we've made some updates to the criteria and benchmarks for ending Veteran homelessness in order to be clearer about expectations and intentions.
Addressing the Intersection of the Opioid Crisis and Homelessness
Leaders in rural, suburban, and urban communities across the country are grappling with the effects of a worsening opioid crisis, which may also be contributing to rates of homelessness in some communities. USICH has been coordinating a federal interagency working group to find ways to help communities respond. Management and Program Analyst Brittani Manzo has pulled together resources and strategies that communities can use in their local response to the opioid crisis among people at risk or experiencing homelessness.
Mayors Continue to Lead the Charge
After spending time recently with mayors from across the nation, Executive Director Matthew Doherty reflects on their unwavering commitment to progress despite the tough issues facing their communities.
Has Your Community Done Research on Rapid Re-Housing? We Need Your Help!
As part of national efforts to understand and strengthen rapid re-housing interventions for individuals and families experiencing homelessness, HUD contracted with Abt Associates to review local, state, and national research studies that cover rapid re-housing programs of any size. Please send any studies to Korrin Bishop by February 6.