News from the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness

Don't Miss Round Two of the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program

For the second year in a row, HUD is providing communities the opportunity to develop and implement a coordinated community response to prevent and end youth homelessness.
Deputy Director Jasmine Hayes discusses why every community should consider applying for the funding opportunity.

Register for our webinar on the NOFA on February 22, at 3 p.m. ET. 

Boston's Housing Surges: Helping Older Adults Find A Permanent Place to Call Home
More than half of the individuals experiencing chronic homelessness in Boston are 50 or older. To address their unique health and medical needs, the City of Boston hosted three housing surges in 2016 and 2017 that specifically targeted older residents.

Read local leaders describe the seven key elements of Boston's success

We Are Delighted To Introduce Four New Members of Our Team! 
These newest team members will strengthen our ability to support the work you do every day to end homelessness in your communities.

Marylouise Kelley Reflects on Her 12 Years as a Leader in Family Violence Prevention and Services    
Marylouise Kelley, director of the Family Violence Prevention and Services Program at HHS, shares her reflections on the transformation underway to strengthen partnerships between domestic violence and homelessness service providers, the work we still have to do, and her hopes for what's to come.

Read her reflection.

Thank You For Another Successful PIT Count!
Thank you to everyone across the country who has been participating in this year's Point-in-Time count. Your hard work helps us better understand and respond to the needs of people experiencing homelessness in our communities. 
Read more about how the data collected in the survey is used to further our mission to end homelessness.
U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, 301 7th Street, SW, Room 2080, Washington, DC 20407