Showing posts from March 6, 2018

CPD Funding Matrix and Dashboard Reports Posted

The CPD Funding Matrix and Dashboard Reports , as of March 5, 2018, have been posted to HUD Exchange. These reports provide funding information for each city and state that receive CPD program funds, including Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Continuum of Care (CoC), Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG), HOME, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), and Housing Trust Fund (HTF). Reports detail the size of each grant received over the past several years, as well as the total amount of funds currently available to be spent on affordable housing and community and economic development activities. CPD Funding Matrix Note: Based on the requirement that a grantee uses the adjusted ratio for determining its compliance with the CDBG timeliness standard of having no more than 1.5 times its annual allocation in its adjusted line of credit balance 60 days prior to the end of its current program year, HUD is in the process of updating the CDBG recapture risk column

HUD Job Opportunity: Special Needs Assistance Specialist, Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS)

This position is in the Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD), Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS). CPD seeks to develop viable communities by promoting integrated approaches that provide decent housing, a suitable living environment, and expand economic opportunities for low and moderate-income persons. The primary means toward this end is the development of partnerships among all levels of government and the private sector, including for-profit and non-profit organizations. SNAPS assists with programs to meet the needs of people experiencing homelessness. This position includes the following responsibilities: Develop policy recommendations for SNAPS Develop regulations, handbooks, notices or memoranda to promulgate policy Research and conduct analyses of the causes of homelessness, and the relationship of national welfare policy and poverty programs to homelessness and makes appropriate recommendations Solicit input from grantees, applica

Download the 2017 SOAR Outcomes Issue Brief Today

Plus SOAR resources to help you spring ahead! CONTACT US SSA WEBINARS SOAR VOICES BLOG Announcing the 2017 SOAR Outcomes! The SAMHSA SOAR TA Center is excited to release the 2017 National SOAR Outcomes for SSI/SSDI applications submitted using the SOAR process from 2006 through June 2017. Over the last 12 years, the SOAR process has been used to assist more than 40,311 people who were experiencing or at risk of homelessness gain access to Social Security Administration (SSA) disability benefit programs. Curious about the 2017 highlights of the outcomes summary? In 2017, decisions on SOAR‐assisted initial applications were received in an average of 96 days with an allowance rate of 64 percent. Decisions on SOAR‐assisted appeals

HTF Monthly Report Now Posted

HUD is now posting the Housing Trust Fund (HTF) Deadline Compliance Status Reports. These monthly reports assist grantees and HUD Field Offices in monitoring compliance with the 2-year commitment requirement of the HTF statute and the 5-year expenditure requirement of the HTF regulations. The current report is now posted on the HUD Exchange at the link below. You may also access it from the Housing Trust Fund Page under "HTF Program Reports." HTF Monthly Report as of 02/28/2018 Now Available: HTF Deadline Compliance Status Reports            

Could gentrification improve DC schools?

In this Issue: Housing Advocacy Needs Housing Voters ● Slow and Messy Partnerships ● Using Art to Create Community at a Clinic ● Could Gentrification Improve DC Schools? ● Also: Jobs ● Shelter Shorts ● Events ● Industry News + Tuesday, March 6, 2018 In this Issue : Housing Advocacy Needs Housing Voters ● Slow and Messy Partnerships ● Using Art to Create Community at a Clinic ● Could Gentrification Improve DC Schools? ● Also : Jobs ● Shelter Shorts ● Events ● Industry News + Shelter Shorts The Week in Community Development Are Black Incarceration Rates Really Falling? | Clinics in Schools Remedy Absenteeism | Hispanic Homeownership Rate Increases | Uber i