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HUD Announces a Decline in Veteran Homelessness

Veteran homelessness in the U.S. continues to decline according to a new national estimate announced today by HUD Secretary Ben Carson. HUD’s Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) finds the total number of reported veterans experiencing homelessness in 2018 decreased 5.4 percent since last year, falling to nearly half of the number of homeless veterans reported in 2010. In announcing the latest annual estimate, HUD Secretary Ben Carson and U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert Wilkie noted that local communities are reporting reductions in the number of veterans in their shelter systems and on their streets. View local estimates of veteran homelessness . “We owe it to our veterans to make certain they have a place to call home,” said HUD Secretary Ben Carson. “We’ve made great strides in our efforts to end veteran homelessness, but we still have a lot of work to do to ensure those who wore our nation’s uniform have access to stable housing.” “The re

LSA Export Update

LSA Export Update We have resolved the issue with LSA exports.  We have verified that LSA exports marked "pending" or "scheduled" have automatically restarted on their own and will either result in "Completed" or "Error" due to provider or bed and unit inventory data quality errors. Please contact your Tech Support Representative if you have further questions. Copyright © 2018 Wellsky. All Rights Reserved. 11711 W. 79th St, Lenexa, KS 66214

WEBINAR: Exporting LSA Files from ServicePoint

This webinar highlights key changes between the LSA and the retired Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR). New HUD Export: LSA Bed Inventory Requirements November 8 at 11 am Eastern / 8 am Pacific Join us for an important training session in which we will review how WellSky's export tool will equip you to submit HUD's new Longitudinal Systems Analysis (LSA). The final parameters of the LSA are still under review at HUD, but WellSky will share our new export tool with you in advance of this training session. Look for an announcement on or shortly after October 31 when the tool is ready. We want to ensure you are fully prepared well before the official submission deadline of November 28, 2018. Under the new requirement, each Continuum of Care (CoC) will submit a single zip file containing 10 CSV files. Any data errors must be corrected in the source HMIS and

2018 HUD Estimate Shows 5.4 Percent Decrease in Number of Homeless Veterans

The latest veteran homelessness news, resources, and funding opportunities NCHV is ending homelessness among veterans by shaping public policy, promoting collaboration, and building the capacity of service providers 2018 HUD Estimate Shows 5.4 Percent Decrease in Number of Homeless Veterans The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released the veteran numbers from the 2018 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR), revealing a 5.4 percent decrease in veteran homelessness since 2017. On a given night in the United States, 37,878 veterans are experiencing homelessness compared to 40,020 in 2017. Of those 38,878, 23,312 veterans were found in sheltered settings (5.6 percent decrease since 2017) while volunteers counted 14,566 veterans living in places not meant for human habitation (5.0 percent