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Qlik Sense Webinar Recordings

Bowman Client Update Qlik Sense Webinar Recordings We have updated our “Documents and Downloads” section Collaborango with our first set of Qlik Sense documents. Once you log into Collaborango and navigate to “Documents and Downloads”, click on the Qlik Sense category. From there you will see several new sub-categories and documents. FAQ and Requirements Qlik Sense Initial Release FAQ Qlik Sense Technical Requirements V01 Presentations Qlik Sense Introductory Webinar Presentation C16-Qlik Session 1 – Reporting C16-Qlik Session 2 – Training Training Guides Qlik Sense Sheet Navigation Shortcuts – v01 Qlik Sense Boot Camp Basic Training Examples – v02 Qlik Sense Viewer Guide – v01 Update Information Qlik Sense Update Presentation 04/11/2017 Qlik Sense Update 03/20/2017 Videos Intro to Qlik Sense Video Qlik Sense Introductory Webinar Links and QA Qlik Sense Introductory Webinars Thanks to everyone that attended Qlik Sense Introduc

HUD Announces Start Date for Housing Counselor Certification Examination

On May 31, 2017, HUD published a Federal Register Notice announcing the start of the HUD Certified Housing Counselor Examination on August 1, 2017 . The Notice also announces that the cost for the Housing Counseling Certification Examination will be $60 online at the examinee’s location and $100 at a proctoring site. Registration for the Examination will not be open until August 1, 2017. However, Housing Counselors are encouraged to create a user account starting June 1, 2017 at . The user account will allow housing counselors to access training materials and to track their progress. It will also allow them take the practice exam when it is available. An announcement will be made when the practice exam is available. The Housing Counseling: New Certification Requirements Final Rule implements the requirement that, after the final compliance date, all housing counseling required under or provided in connection with HUD programs, as defined in CFR

Invitation to support "Building Bridges Across Borders"

This is an amazing woman on an awesome mission!  Please, please, please take the time to read and contribute! Elizabeth would like you to support

HUD Releases Notice CPD-17-05: Guidance for HTF Grantees on FY 2017 HTF Allocation Plans

Notice CPD-17-05 provides guidance to States on the submission requirements for the Housing Trust Fund (HTF) program. States are defined as the 50 states, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and U.S. Virgin Islands. View Notice CPD-17-05: Guidance for HTF Grantees on FY 2017 HTF Allocation Plans .             Visit the HUD Exchange at

Agenda posted! Get registered and save money!

Mediware Events Get Registered! The agenda is all set... We're excited to announce the agenda is now posted for the 2017 Mediware Customer Conference! In addition to our product training sessions (Qlik Sense, ServicePoint 6 and Spero), we have a wonderful line-up of customer-led presentations surrounding the issues and challenges most important to you! Check out the Mediware Housing & Community Services specific tracks by visiting the conference agenda . Here's just a sampling of the sessions we can't wait to bring you:  Think Outside the Box - Not your Ordinary HMIS Program Happy Case Managers, Happy HMIS Staff! A Hospital's Approach to Addressing Social Determinants of Health Through Technology and Community Partnerships Key Tools for Ending Veteran Homelessness; Understanding the By-Name-List and Federal Benchmarks and Criteria Pr

Los Angeles homeless numbers jump 23% in a year - BBC News

Image copyright AFP -  Homeless people sleeping on the streets are a familiar sight in Los Angeles The number of people homeless in the US city of Los Angeles has soared in the past year, a new report shows, despite efforts to combat the problem. The homeless population in the city grew 20% while the numbers for the wider Los Angeles County were even higher at 23%, the figures revealed. Experts say soaring rents and a high cost of living are major factors. Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn described the figures as "staggering". "Homelessness in LA County has grown at a shocking rate," she said in a statement . "Even as work is being done to get thousands of people off the street and into housing, more and more people are becoming homeless. It is clear that if we are go