(USICH) Bi-Weekly News

October 1, 2020
Trauma-Informed Care + Affordable Housing = Housing Stability
Hispanic Heritage Month is an Opportunity for Racial Equity Work
These resources from our partners can help communities explore ways to better support Hispanic and Latino people who are experiencing homelessness, with an eye on building a more equitable response system.
Fellow is New Addition to USICH
USICH welcomes Sidney Betancourt to our Legislative Affairs team! A Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Wells Fargo Housing Graduate Fellow, Sidney holds a Master of Social Work from the University of Nevada. Before joining USICH, she worked with a legal aid team in a Las Vegas homeless outreach agency, and focused on housing and Social Security in her Senator's District office.
We Have Updated our Library of Federal COVID-19 Resources
As communities prepare for the challenges of keeping people experiencing homelessness safe from COVID during cold weather, we continue to add to our growing list of COVID resources, including these new tools from our Federal partners.
Resources from Our Partners
The VA announced an award of $1.3 million to support Veterans at elevated risk of suicide from experiencing or being at risk of homelessness.
Explore this collection of HUD resources to help distressed communities impacted by a natural disaster, which includes COVID-19 pandemic response tools.
U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness
301 7th St. SW, Washington, DC 20407
Phone: 202.708.4663 / E-mail: usich@usich.gov