News from the US Interagency Council on Homelessness

August 28, 2019
Together, we are ending homelessness.
Mainstream Voucher NOFA Includes Opportunity to Project-Base the Rental Assistance 
Policy Director Susan Pourciau describes how vouchers available under HUD’s Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Program can be creatively used to increase communities’ supply of affordable and supportive housing units.
Case Studies Connect Systems to End Chronic Homelessness
To end chronic homelessness among people with disabilities, these communities in Asheville, Chicago, and Portland built successful partnerships between their supportive housing and health systems.
Resources to Help Communities Quickly Place People into Housing
We have gathered up these resources from our own database and partners to guide your community's work to help people move swiftly into permanent housing.
Lessons From a Local Alternative Response to Youth Homelessness
This Nashville community has successfully started engaging child welfare partners within their coordinated response to best meet the needs of minor youth who are at-risk of or experiencing homelessness. 
Make Sure Your Community's Response Is Ready for Disaster

Use this updated list of resources to help better integrate disaster preparedness into your community's homelessness response system.

New Funding Focuses on People Who Were Formerly Incarcerated

The DOJ grant will support re-entry and permanent supportive housing to reduce recidivism, as well as improve housing-related outcomes, for people who were formerly incarcerated. 
U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness
301 7th St. SW, Washington, DC 20407
Phone: 202.708.4663 / E-mail: usich@usich.gov