News from the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness

With Your Input, We've Revised the Criteria and Benchmarks for Ending Youth Homelessness
After releasing the Criteria and Benchmarks for Ending Youth Homelessness in January 2017, we sought comment from youth and other stakeholders across the country. This revision incorporates that feedback and clarifies some of the expectations. 

Employment First: A Powerful Tool For Ending Homelessness   

Employment First empowers people experiencing homelessness and unemployment to find jobs and housing at the same time.

Jean-Michel Giraud, president/CEO of Friendship Place, explains how the model works, and its importance to our efforts to end homelessness.

Two Webinar Recordings for YHDP Applicants 
Available Now!  

Both HUD and USICH recently hosted sessions to answer questions and offer guidance for communities interested in applying for the second round of the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program.

View HUD's webinar at HUD Exchange.

View our webinar in our Tools for Action database.


USICH Is Now Hiring For Two Positions Based In D.C.

Interested in helping end homelessness across the nation while working with talented and supportive staff members? Join our team! Click on the postings below to find out more.


Congratulations to the City of Norman/Cleveland County, the first community in Oklahoma to effectively end Veteran homelessness!

U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, 301 7th Street, SW, Room 2080, Washington, DC 20407