News from the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness

Department of Education Assistant Secretary Frank Brogan Becomes Council Chair for 2019

Representatives from our Council convened on December 17 and ED Assistant Secretary of Elementary and Secondary Education Frank Brogan accepted the nomination to serve as Council Chair for 2019. We are looking forward to working with Assistant Secretary Brogan over the coming year!
Leadership also discussed how federal agencies continue to use and respond to key data collected on homelessness, including HUD's Point-in-Time count and ED's Education for Homeless Children and Youth Program data, to drive decisions and actions.  

HUD Announces FY2018 Continuum of Care Renewal Funding


HUD announced nearly $2 billion in grants to renew existing CoC projects. The grants will help end homelessness and provide critically needed support to local programs.

Applications For SSVF Funding Due February 22  

The VA announced the availability of funding for providers that serve Veterans through it's Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program. 
Application materials and an online training that describes the NOFA contents and application process can be found here.  

Take Another Look at These Resources from 2018!

Did you know that in 2018, we posted 70 new articles, tools, and resources on our website to help you prevent and end homelessness in your community?   
We know that's a lot for you to read and digest, so we've picked some of our favorites to give you another chance!

Congratulations to Northeast Minnesota for Effectively Ending Veteran Homelessness!


Northeast Minnesota is the 69th community to end Veteran homelessness. Learn more about the community's success.  
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