Showing posts from July 12, 2018

From Our Federal Partners: Unique Housing Needs of Individuals with Criminal Justice Histories Webinar – July 25, 2018

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Homeless and Housing Resource Network (HHRN) is hosting this upcoming webinar to provide insights into client service strategies from someone who has walked in their shoes. “I can help in my clients’ journey against recidivism… I can be the light that my clients need to a life outside of prison.” – HHRN webinar attendees Date : Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Time : 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EDT Registration : Register for the webinar Individuals returning to the community from jail or prison must overcome significant barriers in obtaining and maintaining housing in the community. The final webinar of the People with Lived Experience Spotlight Series will discuss strategies for stable housing. The webinar features peers with a history of involvement in the criminal justice system identifying what strategies and supports were most helpful to them in their efforts to obtain permanent and affordable housing: Ch

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 7/2/2018 Now Available: HTF Deadline Compliance Status Reports            

Alliance Online News

Happening thURSDAY — Engaging Your Elected Officials: What You Can Do to Help End Homelessness ​ In advance of the National Conference on Ending Homelessness and Capitol Hill day, the Alliance's policy team will review its top legislative priorities for the coming year. These include: funding for homeless assistance programs, affordable housing, preventing the addition of arbitrary work requirements to federal assistance programs, and permanent authorization for the U.S. Interagency Council on Hom