News from the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness

New Report Offers Ways to Build Better Connections Between Workforce and Homelessness Services

A new report from the Heartland Alliance identifies barriers to collaboration between workforce and homelessness services, while offering actionable steps for how these systems can more effectively work together.
Caitlin Schnur, policy associate for the Heartland Alliance, explains how stronger linkages means a better overall response system.

Rural Communities and the 100-Day Challenges on Youth Homelessness: What Comes Next?

Four communities across the nation set bold targets to test their coordinated response in rural regions where distance and resources can be major barriers. 

Jasmine Hayes, our deputy director, recently participated in a sustainability session with the communities. Read about their discussions on lessons learned and building on key achievements.

Strengthening Partnerships Between Education and Homelessness Services  

With its profound impact on employment, income, and the ability to afford adequate housing, education can play a pivotal role in preventing and ending homelessness.

Christina Dukes, at the National Center for Homeless Education, discusses ways that school and homelessness services systems can work together to better meet the needs and support the educational outcomes of students experiencing homelessness.

Webinar Offers Guidance On Newly Available Funds For Family And Youth Housing Vouchers

Learn how your community can maximize its Family Unification Program (FUP) housing vouchers, in a webinar hosted by the Corporation for Supportive Housing and the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities on May 16, 2018 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM EDT. Register for the webinar.

The webinar will also cover HUD's recently released Notice of Funding Availability for $30 million in new FUP vouchers. 
U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, 301 7th Street, SW, Room 2080, Washington, DC 20407