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Save the Date: Rapid Re-Housing Institutes - October 2-3, 2018 and October 16-17, 2018

Continuums of Care (CoCs), Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) recipients and subrecipients, and CoC recipients – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), with the support of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) and other national partners, is pleased to announce a Save the Date for the second annual Rapid Re-Housing (RRH) Institutes. These events are specifically targeted to RRH practitioners and crisis response system planners. This is HUD-approved training. This means, while there is no registration fee for this training, the costs associated with travel and staff time to attend are approved CoC and ESG Program costs. However, space will be limited as discussed below. The VA, in close partnership with its partners and technical assistance partners, is currently planning two Rapid Re-Housing Institutes for the fall of 2018 (both events will be identical in content). These events, which will be diffe

JOBS: Grant Svcs Specialist (Baltimore, MD)

Baltimore City Mayor's Office of Human Services is seeking an experienced Grant Writer to lead the development of Baltimore City's annual applications for homeless services funding and work closely with the Homeless Services Program leadership team to identify grant resources and monitor the preparation of grant applications.  The individual in this position thrives in a fast-paced environment and enjoys the challenge of working in a diverse, goals- and mission-driven environment. Incumbent receives general supervision from the Deputy Director of the Homeless Services Program (HSP).    Responsibilities:  This position may require related duties in addition to those listed.   Leads the development of Baltimore's annual applications for homeless services funding through federal and state sources including the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and State of Maryland.  This includes but is not limited to: Collaborate with agency staff and community partne

JOBS: Homeless Outreach Worker (Baltimore, MD)

Position Title:    BWI - Homeless Outreach Worker:  Homeless Outreach Program General Description: This position and type of service is new at BWI.   This position provides direct, intensive outreach services to individuals using BWI airport as shelter.  The person in this position will work with those individuals in a way that reflects the individual’s own personal goals.  The BWI Outreach Worker will engage with individuals experiencing homelessness in order to assess the need for services and interventions.  The person in this position will develop and build relationships with service providers (public and private) in Baltimore County, Baltimore City, Anne Arundel County, and surrounding Counties.  This person will develop a network and gain direct access to information and resources regarding those at BWI experiencing homelessness and living in unstable conditions.  Schedule:  Full-Time Monday through Friday that requires a flexible schedule including evening and early mornin

Register Today: Best Practices for Setting Up and Completing the CAPER – July 26, 2018, at 1:00 PM EDT

HUD is pleased to announce the Best Practices for Setting Up and Completing the CAPER in the eCon Planning Suite webinar. Register today! This training will focus on the process and requirements for setting up and completing the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) in the eCon Planning Suite . It will also provide a valuable opportunity for participants to learn the relationship the CAPER has with the Strategic Plan, the Annual Action Plan (AAP), and other Activity Accomplishment screens of Integrated Disbursement and Information System (IDIS) . In addition, presenters will provide an overview of steps grantees must take prior to creating the CAPER template. Training Objectives Reconciling goals and their associated outcomes Determining actual counts for Affordable Housing tables Verifying and reconciling Match Contribution for the Federal Fiscal Year and HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) Program Income Who Should Attend? This we

News from the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness

Read Our New Report on Strengthening Systems for Ending Rural Homelessness Last year, we convened 15 rural communities to discuss the strategies they are implementing as they develop systems to end homelessness.  This report explores  the unique challenges of building effective rural homelessness response systems in these areas and provides an initial set of strategies communities can use to take advantage of their unique strengths. Register for Webinar on HUD's FY 2018 Notice of Funding Availability for Continuums of Care  Yesterday, HUD released the FY 2018 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Noti